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Lethal skeletal dysplasia: description in brief

This leaflet can help healthcare professionals speak with people after suspected or confirmed diagnosis of lethal skeletal dysplasia.


Lethal skeletal dysplasias: information for parents

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This publication explains the fetal anomaly lethal skeletal dysplasia.

It includes information about:

  • what the condition is
  • how common it is
  • how it is diagnosed and confirmed
  • what treatment is available
  • what the outlook for the baby is
  • what happens next
  • how likely it is to happen in future pregnancy
  • where more support and information is available

The NHS fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP) tests for this condition.

Published 1 April 2012