Short Stature

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Short Stature

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The terms "Short Stature" returned 335 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Genetic Evaluation of 114 Chinese Short Stature Children in the Next Generation Era: a Single Center Study.
 

Author(s): Zhuo Huang, Yu Sun, Yanjie Fan, Lili Wang, Huili Liu, Zhuwen Gong, Jianguo Wang, Hui Yan, Yu Wang, Guorui Hu, Ruifang Wang, Jun Ye, Lianshu Han, Wenjuan Qiu, Huiwen Zhang, Lili Liang, Yu Yang, Andrew Dauber, Yongguo Yu, Xue-Fan Gu

Journal: Cell. Physiol. Biochem.. 2018 ;49(1):295-305.

 

The genetics of human height is a frequently studied and complex issue. However, there is limited genetic research of short stature. To uncover the subgroup of patients to have higher yield and to propose a simplified diagnostic algorithm in the next generation era.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Familial Forms of Cushing Syndrome in Primary Pigmented Nodular Adrenocortical Disease Presenting with Short Stature and Insidious Symptoms: A Clinical Series.
 

Author(s): Constanza Navarro Moreno, Amaury Delestienne, Etienne Marbaix, Selda Aydin, Konstanze Hörtnagel, Sarah Lechner, Yves Sznajer, Véronique Beauloye, Dominique Maiter, Philippe A Lysy

Journal: Horm Res Paediatr. 2018 ;89(6):423-433.

 

Cushing syndrome (CS) is a rare disease in children, frequently associated with subtle or periodic symptoms that may delay its diagnosis. Weight gain and growth failure, the hallmarks of hypercortisolism in pediatrics, may be inconsistent, especially in ACTH-independent forms of CS. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Association between Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 and Uric Acid in Chinese Children and Adolescents with Idiopathic Short Stature: A Cross-Sectional Study.
 

Author(s): Panpan Wang, Baolan Ji, Qian Shao, Mei Zhang, Bo Ban

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The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) and serum uric acid (UA) in Chinese children and adolescents with idiopathic short stature (ISS).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Short Stature" returned 39 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The Rationale for Growth Hormone Therapy in Children with Short Stature.
 

Author(s): Annalisa Deodati, Stefano Cianfarani

Journal: J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol. 2017 Dec;9(Suppl 2):23-32.

 

Growth hormone (GH) was first isolated from cadaver pituitary glands, requiring laborious and expensive collection of glands, followed by extraction and purification of the hormone. This limited supply restricted its use to children with severe GH deficiency who were treated with ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The use of aromatase inhibitors in boys with short stature: what to know before prescribing?
 

Author(s): Alessandra Linardi, Durval Damiani, Carlos A Longui

Journal: Arch Endocrinol Metab. ;61(4):391-397.

 

Aromatase is a cytochrome P450 enzyme (CYP19A1 isoform) able to catalyze the conversion of androgens to estrogens. The aromatase gene mutations highlighted the action of estrogen as one of the main regulators of bone maturation and closure of bone plate. The use of aromatase inhibitors ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Growth hormone treatment for growth hormone deficiency and idiopathic short stature: new guidelines shaped by the presence and absence of evidence.
 

Author(s): Adda Grimberg, David B Allen

Journal: Curr. Opin. Pediatr.. 2017 Aug;29(4):466-471.

 

The Pediatric Endocrine Society recently published new guidelines for the use of human growth hormone (hGH) and human insulin-like growth factor-I (hIGF-I) treatment for growth hormone deficiency, idiopathic short stature, and primary IGF-I deficiency in children and adolescents. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Last Updated: 17 Jul 2017

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