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A 17-year-old female asked:

Im 33 weeks today at ultrasound was told short femur& hemur other doc said short baby short parents, no other markers 4 dwarfism. otherwise normal?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Can't be sure: But both are potentially correct. Also, you do not have to be a dwarf or midget (as formal designations) to be of short stature. Discuss with your attending OB for elaboration and clarification.

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