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maximum height for a dwarf

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Under 4'10": A dwarf is defined as an adult under 4'10". You are short, but not a dwarf.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bachar Al-Alami
36 years experience ADHD and Autism
Short Stature: Short for your age we use cdc calculator: cdc height for age percentiles for girls (2 to 20 years) age /height to get z score , your is -16 (shor ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Different kinds: Being the size of a dwarf and being a dwarf are the same. There are many different causes of dwarfism, some of which are structural genetic bone/conne ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: Some types of dwarfism are genetic and range from a dominant trait to a random one. The odds depend on the type of dwarfism. Consult with a specialist ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
42 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Societal definition: Dwarf in medicine is considered a politically incorrect term, in terms of definition it use to define short people who are proportionate ( meaning the ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Several short types: The commonly seen form of achondroplasia is an autosomal dominant form of short limb dwarfism. 80% are new mutations but it can be passed parent to ch ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Little people have : short stature, usually < 58 " as adults. A variety of genetic conditions cause dwarfism, characterterized by disproportionate body proportions, ske ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Health issues: Your biggest issue woild be pregnancy. You would be high risk and your breathing might be comprimised.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
52 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Internal organs are proportionately in same relative position as normal sized patients.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Achondroplasia is : the most common form of dwarfism, but there are over 200 types, so you need to specify which type. For A.D., the uterus can be normal size but its pl ... Read More

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