Growth hormone deficiency

Growth hormone deficiency

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What is growth hormone deficiency? Growth hormone deficiency GHDalso known as dwarfism or pituitary dwarfism, is a condition caused by insufficient amounts of growth hormone in the body. Children with GHD have abnormally with normal body proportions. GHD can be present at birth congenital or develop later acquired. The condition occurs if the pituitary gland makes too little growth hormone. It can be also the result of genetic defects, severe brain injury or being born without a pituitary gland.

In some cases, there is no clear cause identified. Sometimes, Growth hormone deficiency can be associated with lower levels of other...

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As the name implies, growth hormone deficiency results when the pituitary gland doesn't produce enough growth hormone to stimulate the body to grow. This can result in noticeably short stature in children. What are the symptoms of growth hormone deficiency? Since growth takes place over many years, and since children grow at different rates, symptoms of growth hormone deficiency growth hormone deficiency be hard to identify.

Growth hormone deficiency symptoms may resemble other conditions, so be sure to always consult your child's physician for a diagnosis. Growth rates vary considerably from child to child. What causes growth hormone deficiency? Damage...

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