Cleidocranial dysplasia (as seen in “Stranger Things”) – causes, symptoms & pathology

As seen in the Netflix Original Series “Stranger Things”, one of the main characters—Dustin—has cleidocranial dysplasia. Subscribe – More videos – Support us on Patreon –

But what is cleidocranial dysplasia (cleidocranial dysostosis; CCD)? CCD’s a congenital, autosomal dominant disorder that involves bone-forming cells, which can result in a variety of bone abnormalities, including delayed formation of or missing collar bones, as well as abnormalities with the teeth.

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