Isolated growth hormone deficiency

Isolated growth hormone deficiency is a condition caused by a severe shortage or absence of growth hormone. Growth hormone is a protein that is necessary for the normal growth of the body's bones and tissues. Because they do not have ...1

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Symptoms of Isolated growth hormone deficiency

Symptoms: The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. Signs and Symptoms

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Causes List for Isolated growth hormone deficiency

Some possible causes of Isolated growth hormone deficiency or similar disorders may include:2

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Types of Isolated growth hormone deficiency

Some types of this condition may include:3 Types of isolated growth hormone deficiency:

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Genetics of Isolated growth hormone deficiency

Genetic Changes: Isolated growth hormone deficiency is caused by mutations in one of at least three genes. Isolated growth hormone deficiency types IA and II are caused by mutations in the GH1 gene. Type IB is caused by mutations in ...4

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References

  1. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ condition/ isolated-growth-hormone-deficiency
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  3. Source: Disease Ontology
  4. Source: GHR (NLM/NIH): ghr.nlm.nih.gov/ condition/ isolated-growth-hormone-deficiency

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