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Growth Disorders

February 21, 2011  by: Dr. Simran Kaur  Points: 5   Category: Health  Earning $0.15   Views: 700

Growth and development depend on a variety of hormonal stimuli.


Growth and development depend on a variety of hormonal stimuli. The growth promoting process also requires caloric energy, amino acids, and vitamins and traces metals and consumes about 10% of normal energy production. So that if these things are imbalance either excesses or deficient causes tallness or short stature.

Causes of short height-

1.Familial causes- Usually one of the parents has short stature due to autosomal dominant inheritance.

2.Low birth weight- either due to premature infants or due to intrauterine growth retardation caused by maternal disease and poor intrauterine environment are characterized by marasmus at birth with dry skin and wrinkled faces.

3.Nutritional short stature.

4.Pituitary dwarfism- due to growth hormone deficiency, GHRH receptor mutations, Growth hormone insensitivity.

5.Psychological short stature.



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