Short Stature

Slowed Bone Growth and Deformities: Damaged kidneys must work harder to clear phosphorus from the body. High levels of phosphorus cause lower levels of calcium in the blood, resulting in the following series of events:

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Causes List: Short Stature

Some of the causes of the condition may include:1 Causes of short stature:

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Causes List for Short Stature

Some possible causes of Short Stature or similar disorders may include:2

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Types of Short Stature

Some of the types of this condition may include:3 Types of Short stature:

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Diagnosis of Short Stature

Diagnosing restricted growth Restricted growth may be diagnosed before a child is born, soon afterwards, or when growth problems become more obvious as they get older. Growth hormone deficiency is usually diagnosed using growth hormone stimulation tests. Medicine is injected ...4

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Treatments: Short Stature

Restricted growth Your childís size and growth rate will be regularly assessed throughout their childhood. If your childís growth rate is thought to be seriously reduced, treatment with human growth hormone may be suggested. Treatment usually starts at ...5

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Names and Terminology

Synonyms: Decreased body height ; Height less than 3rd percentile ; Short stature (below 3rd percentile) ; Small stature ...Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH)6 ...

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References

  1. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  3. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  4. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ Restricted-growth/ 
  5. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ noonan-syndrome/ treatment/ 
  6. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ C0349588/ 

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