Short Stature

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Short Stature

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The terms "Short Stature" returned 257 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Therapentic efficacy of recombinant human growth hormone in postpuberal children with idiopathic short stature].
 

Author(s): Jia-Mei Luo, Yu-Qing He, Min Liu

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2014 Feb;16(2):208-10.

 

Last Updated: 26 Feb 2014

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Guanine nucleotide-binding protein α subunit hypofunction in children with short stature and disproportionate shortening of the 4th and 5th metacarpals.
 

Author(s): Ioana Monica Inta, Daniela Choukair, Sebastian Bender, Carolin Kneppo, Sabine Knauer-Fischer, Kahina Meyenburg, Boris Ivandic, Stefan M Pfister, Markus Bettendorf

Journal: Horm Res Paediatr. 2014 ;81(3):196-203.

 

GNAS encodes the α subunit of the stimulatory G protein (Gsα). Maternal inherited Gsα mutations cause pseudohypoparathyroidism type Ia (PHP-Ia), associated with shortening of the 4th and 5th metacarpals.

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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[Circulating microRNA expression in children with idiopathic short stature].
 

Author(s): Sha Zhao, Yan Zhong, Yao-Hui Jiang, Zhu-Wen Yi

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2013 Dec;15(12):1104-8.

 

To study the role of circulating microRNAs (miRNA) in the pathogenesis of idiopathic short stature (ISS) through detecting miRNA expression profile in plasma of children with ISS.

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2013

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The terms "Short Stature" returned 33 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The etiology of short stature affects the clinical outcome of lower limb lengthening using external fixation. A systematic review of 18 trials involving 547 patients.
 

Author(s): Seung-Ju Kim, Wendy Pierce, Sanjeev Sabharwal

Journal: Acta Orthop. 2014 Apr;85(2):181-6.

 

Distraction osteogenesis (DO) has been used to gain height in short statured individuals. However, there have been no studies comparing the clinical outcome of limb lengthening based on the etiology of the short stature. We assessed whether different underlying diagnoses are associated ...

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2014

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Syndromic disorders with short stature.
 

Author(s): Zeynep Şıklar, Merih Berberoğlu

Journal: J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol. 2014 ;6(1):1-8.

 

Short stature is one of the major components of many dysmorphic syndromes. Growth failure may be due to a wide variety of mechanisms, either related to the growth hormone (GH)/insulin-like growth factor axis or to underlying unknown pathologies. In this review, the relatively more ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2014

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SAMS, a syndrome of short stature, auditory-canal atresia, mandibular hypoplasia, and skeletal abnormalities is a unique neurocristopathy caused by mutations in Goosecoid.
 

Author(s): David A Parry, Clare V Logan, Alexander P A Stegmann, Zakia A Abdelhamed, Alistair Calder, Shabana Khan, David T Bonthron, Virginia Clowes, Eamonn Sheridan, Neeti Ghali, Albert E Chudley, Angus Dobbie, Constance T R M Stumpel, Colin A Johnson

Journal: Am. J. Hum. Genet.. 2013 Dec;93(6):1135-42.

 

Short stature, auditory canal atresia, mandibular hypoplasia, and skeletal abnormalities (SAMS) has been reported previously to be a rare, autosomal-recessive developmental disorder with other, unique rhizomelic skeletal anomalies. These include bilateral humeral hypoplasia, humeroscapular ...

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2013

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

The Role of Igf-1 Generation Test in Diagnosis and Treatment of Short Stature
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Short Stature

 

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2013

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Short Stature Related Distress
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Idiopathic Short Stature; Self Image

 

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2014

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Free Fatty Acids, Body Weight, and Growth Hormones Secretion in Children
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Obesity; Short Stature

 

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2014

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