Short Stature

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Short Stature

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The terms "Short Stature" returned 314 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

PUF60 variants cause a syndrome of ID, short stature, microcephaly, coloboma, craniofacial, cardiac, renal and spinal features.
 

Author(s): Karen J Low, Morad Ansari, Rami Abou Jamra, Angus Clarke, Salima El Chehadeh, David R FitzPatrick, Mark Greenslade, Alex Henderson, Jane Hurst, Kory Keller, Paul Kuentz, Trine Prescott, Franziska Roessler, Kaja K Selmer, Michael C Schneider, Fiona Stewart, Katrina Tatton-Brown, Julien Thevenon, Magnus D Vigeland, Julie Vogt, Marjolaine Willems, Jonathan Zonana, D D D Study, Sarah F Smithson

Journal: Eur. J. Hum. Genet.. 2017 May;25(5):552-559.

 

PUF60 encodes a nucleic acid-binding protein, a component of multimeric complexes regulating RNA splicing and transcription. In 2013, patients with microdeletions of chromosome 8q24.3 including PUF60 were found to have developmental delay, microcephaly, craniofacial, renal and cardiac ...

Last Updated: 22 Mar 2017

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Novel subtype of congenital partial lipodystrophy with mandibular hypoplasia, sensorineural deafness and short stature of unknown genetic origin.
 

Author(s): Haruka Sasaki, Kumiko Ohkubo, Kunihisa Kobayashi, Yuji Tajiri, Satoshi Ugi, Atsunori Kashwagi

Journal: J Diabetes Investig. 2017 Jan;8(1):121-122.

 

The unique clinical manifestations of congenital partial lipodystrophy are herein reported due to its rarity.

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2017

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Molecular cytogenetic characterization of mosaicism for a small supernumerary marker chromosome derived from chromosome 8 or r(8)(::p11.22→q11.21::) in an 18-year-old female with short stature, obesity, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and intellectual disability.
 

Author(s): Chih-Ping Chen, Shuan-Pei Lin, Schu-Rern Chern, Peih-Shan Wu, Yen-Ni Chen, Shin-Wen Chen, Chien-Wen Yang, Meng-Shan Lee, Wayseen Wang

Journal: Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Dec;55(6):856-860.

 

We present molecular cytogenetic characterization of mosaicism for a small supernumerary marker chromosome (sSMC) derived from chromosome 8.

Last Updated: 1 Jan 2017

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The terms "Short Stature" returned 30 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

MECHANISMS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY: Novel genetic causes of short stature.
 

Author(s): Jan M Wit, Wilma Oostdijk, Monique Losekoot, Hermine A van Duyvenvoorde, Claudia A L Ruivenkamp, Sarina G Kant

Journal: Eur. J. Endocrinol.. 2016 Apr;174(4):R145-73.

 

The fast technological development, particularly single nucleotide polymorphism array, array-comparative genomic hybridization, and whole exome sequencing, has led to the discovery of many novel genetic causes of growth failure. In this review we discuss a selection of these, according ...

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2016

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Short and tall stature: a new paradigm emerges.
 

Author(s): Jeffrey Baron, Lars Sävendahl, Francesco De Luca, Andrew Dauber, Moshe Phillip, Jan M Wit, Ola Nilsson

Journal: Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2015 Dec;11(12):735-46.

 

In the past, the growth hormone (GH)-insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) axis was often considered to be the main system that regulated childhood growth and, therefore, determined short stature and tall stature. However, findings have now revealed that the GH-IGF-1 axis is just one ...

Last Updated: 20 Nov 2015

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Evaluation of Short and Tall Stature in Children.
 

Author(s): Craig Barstow, Caitlyn Rerucha

Journal: Am Fam Physician. 2015 Jul;92(1):43-50.

 

Short stature is defined as a height more than two standard deviations below the mean for age (less than the 3rd percentile). Tall stature is defined as a height more than two standard deviations above the mean for age (greater than the 97th percentile). The initial evaluation of ...

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2015

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Short Stature Related Distress
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Idiopathic Short Stature; Self Image

 

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2017

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Last Updated: 17 Jul 2017

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Aromatase Inhibitor Growth Study: Letrozole vs. Anastrozole
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Short Stature

 

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2014

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