A 40-year-old female asked:
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what are all the possible conditions/issues that can cause someone's growth plates to never close? do you eventually stop growing taller @ some point?

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
It will eventually: It might be delayed in some medical condition ,but eventually will close. I am not aware of any condition that will make it open for ever. But there is some condition that will cause delay. Like over production of growth hormone the will cause Giantism.as example
Answered on Dec 3, 2015

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