Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD)

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Cleidocranial dysplasia is a genetic disorder that affects the development of bones and teeth. Learn what to expect with a diagnosis of CCD.

Key points

  • CCD is a genetic condition that affects the development of bones (particularly the skull and collarbones). It also affects the teeth.
  • Children with CCD need to be followed by their health care team for their symptoms.
  • Genetic counselling can help families understand CCD, the options for managing it and the chances that other children will also be affected.
  • People with CCD generally lead healthy and productive lives.
Last updated: August 19th 2012