Nemours is world-renowned for diagnosing and treating skeletal dysplasias, including extremely rare disorders like metatropic dysplasia. The word “metatropic” comes from a Greek word that means "changing form." In medical terms, this dysplasia is one that progresses over time.
If your child has metatropic dysplasia, we’re here to help. Our Nemours experts have the experience and training to answer your questions, ease your concerns and build a coordinated long-term care team to give your child the best possible chance for a healthy future.