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A 18-year-old female asked:

Could i have proportional dwarfism? i am an 18 yr old female. all of me is small so i look proportionate but i ama little over 4'9"?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Just short: Dwarf is a general term of short stature below 4 1/2 ft (135 cm). Those who have normal body proportions are often called midgets.

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