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can you tell me anything about russell silver syndrome?

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Russell Silver: It is a genetic condition that has stunted growth and facial or limb asymmetry. It can be mild or severe and some symptoms can improve as patient get older.

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What are the complications involving russell silver syndrome?

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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Growth disorder: Russell-Silver syndrome is a growth disorder. Babies with this condition have a low birth weight and often fail to grow and gain weight at the expected rate (failure to thrive). Affected children are thin and have poor appetites, and some develop low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) as a result of feeding difficulties. It is a genetic disorder.

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