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Do all Down syndrome children have short stature?

Do all Down syndrome children have short stature?

Yes: Relative to the normal population. Suggest you go to CDC or magic foundation to obtain gender specific growth chart for your child. Watch his diet ! ...Read more

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Dr. Benjamin Nwosu
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Short Stature (Definition)

Defined as having a height below the 5th percentile for ...Read more


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What syndromes or conditions have low birth weight, short stature, small torso?

What syndromes or conditions have low birth weight, short stature, small torso?

Check OMIM.: Go to pubmed website and look this up under online mendelian inheritance in man (omim). May genetic syndromes have poor growth (russell-silver, down, triploidy, turner, etc). ...Read more

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What does it mean to have microphthalmos -- short stature -- multiple joint dislocation syndrome?

What does it mean to have microphthalmos -- short stature -- multiple joint dislocation syndrome?

Larson syndrome: A rare inherited disorder characterized by small eyes, short stature and multiple joint dislocations. Called larson syndrome or some thing close to that. ...Read more

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What syndromes or conditions have low birth weight, short stature, or small hands and feet?

What syndromes or conditions have low birth weight, short stature, or small hands and feet?

Syndromes: The first that comes to my mind is turner's syndrome. Affecting females with a single x chromosome. ...Read more

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What does having a short stature mean?

What does having a short stature mean?

Relative term: Short stature is generally a term reserved for those in the shorter percentile range on a standardized growth chart, or those that are shorter than their expected height based upon their parents height. ...Read more

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I'm short stature, how can get taller?

I'm short stature, how can get taller?

No: Once the growth centers of the long bones close in adolescence, no further linear growth will be possible. ...Read more

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In what way can I deal with my short stature?

If self-esteem is an: issue for you, seek counseling from a qualified mental health professional. If you're concerned that you may have a heretofore undiagnosed underlying genetic or other medical cause of short stature, your primary physician can do a history, physical & lab studies to determine if you'll benefit from genetic, endocrinological &/or orthopedic evaluations. ...Read more