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High-dose estrogen therapy for tall stature in adolescent girls appears to reduce fertility later in life, according to results of a retrospective cohort study.
A deficiency of aromatase, the enzyme responsible for converting testosterone to estradiol, leads to a lack of a growth spurt, delayed bone age, unfused epiphyses, continued growth into adulthood, tall stature, high levels of androgens and low levels of estrogens, along with severe osteoporosis that is responsive to estrogen therapy.
A striking figure with her tall stature and high cheekbones, she looked regal in a bright orange, traditional Indian outfit with elaborate beading and a shawl with gold trim.
Although granular cell tumors have a wide anatomic distribution, with roughly one half of the lesions found in the head and neck,[1] to our knowledge the literature contains only one previously reported case of granular cell tumor of the thyroid, that being in a girl receiving high-dose estrogen therapy for tall stature.
Plant it at the back of a border where its tall stature and round, bushy habit will provide an impressive backcloth for more delicate plants.
Less indicative features, described as soft manifestations by Cantwell (1986), "include myopia, mitral valve prolapse, tall stature, joint laxity, and arachnodactyly" (long fingers and thumbs).
Those of tall stature usually experience a drop in blood pressure upon rising from a supine position too quickly.
Although the bread is traditionally baked in a paper-lined mold, we've improvised by baking the dough in doubled-up paper lunch bags, to give the panettone its tall stature and rustic simplicity.
Obesity, in combination with other VTE risk factors, has been shown to substantially increase the risk, so we wanted to assess the combined effects of tall stature and obesity," he added.