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A 21-year-old female asked:

what is the best surgical type/technique bone elongation for 26 y/o man complaining of short stature (his hight 158 cm and want to be 163 cm minimum)?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
See an orthopedic surgeon: who would honestly advise you, to my knowledge there is no such surgical procedure to make you taller at your age, wearing high heals would be an option, good luck

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