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Does primordial dwarfism affect the mental capabilities?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
Pediatrics - Endocrinology

In brief: Many diagnoses

Primordial dwarfism means that medicine has not found a cause for such, so it is a basket category that might encompass many different conditions that will be further categorized as our genomic knowlege improves.
Most children with primordial dwarfism do have low IQ , but some postulate thatbthis might be related to emotional retardation for not being considered as "full grown".

In brief: Many diagnoses

Primordial dwarfism means that medicine has not found a cause for such, so it is a basket category that might encompass many different conditions that will be further categorized as our genomic knowlege improves.
Most children with primordial dwarfism do have low IQ , but some postulate thatbthis might be related to emotional retardation for not being considered as "full grown".
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