Short Stature

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Short Stature

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The terms "Short Stature" returned 270 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

EPHA4 haploinsufficiency is responsible for the short stature of a patient with 2q35-q36.2 deletion and Waardenburg syndrome.
 

Author(s): Chuan Li, Rongyu Chen, Xin Fan, Jingsi Luo, Jiale Qian, Jin Wang, Bobo Xie, Yiping Shen, Shaoke Chen

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Waardenburg syndrome type I (WS1), an auditory-pigmentary genetic disorder, is caused by heterozygous loss-of-function mutations in PAX3. Abnormal physical signs such as dystopia canthorum, patchy hypopigmentation and sensorineural hearing loss are common, but short stature is not ...

Last Updated: 1 May 2015

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[Effects of r-hGH replacement therapy on glucose and lipid metabolism and thyroid function in children with idiopathic short stature].
 

Author(s): Fang-Yuan Zheng, Xue-Mei Wang, Xin-Li Wang

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2014 Dec;16(12):1236-40.

 

To study the effects of recombinant human growth hormone (r-hGH) replacement therapy on glucose and lipid metabolism and thyroid function in children with idiopathic short stature (ISS).

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2014

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MCM9 mutations are associated with ovarian failure, short stature, and chromosomal instability.
 

Author(s): Michelle A Wood-Trageser, Fatih Gurbuz, Svetlana A Yatsenko, Elizabeth P Jeffries, L Damla Kotan, Urvashi Surti, Deborah M Ketterer, Jelena Matic, Jacqueline Chipkin, Huaiyang Jiang, Michael A Trakselis, A Kemal Topaloglu, Aleksandar Rajkovic

Journal: Am. J. Hum. Genet.. 2014 Dec;95(6):754-62.

 

Premature ovarian failure (POF) is genetically heterogeneous and manifests as hypergonadotropic hypogonadism either as part of a syndrome or in isolation. We studied two unrelated consanguineous families with daughters exhibiting primary amenorrhea, short stature, and a 46,XX karyotype. ...

Last Updated: 6 Dec 2014

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The terms "Short Stature" returned 32 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; Growth Hormone Deficiency

 

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2015

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