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Short stature was the most frequent complication in beta thalassemia major patients on transfusion therapy in our set up while diabetes mellitus was the least common complication.
Prof Nasreen Aslam Shah heading CEWS said that the most pertinent issue affecting people with short stature was lack of employment.
The possibility of vaginal delivery decreases as the baby weight increases in mothers with short stature. In the present study, 86.1% of the short mothers with LBW babies were delivered through vaginal route explaining the fact that vaginal delivery is possible in short women when they have small babies.
Around three years of age, skeletal alterations were manifested by short stature, difficulty to run, go upstairs and downstairs and joint stiffness.
15, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Short stature at 7 to 13 years is significantly associated with increased risks in adulthood of ischemic stroke (IS) in both sexes and intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) in men, according to a study published online Feb.
The major signs of Winchester syndrome are short stature, coarse facial features, a flat nose, swollen joints, stiffening of joints (contractures), deterioration of (resorption) bone, particularly in the hands, feet, elbows and knees, he added.
Idiopathic short stature (ISS) has classically been defined as a height more than 2 standard deviation scores (SDS) below the mean height for age and sex without evidence of systemic, endocrine, nutritional, or chromosomal abnormalities [1].
Skeletal dysplasias are a group of 436 well-delineated disorders [1], caused by disturbance of bone growth and characterized by variable phenotypical expressions, including short stature (typically nonendocrine), facial deformities, multisystem involvement (ocular, cutaneous, cardiac, gastrointestinal, genital, and neurological), and different radiological abnormalities.
Recurrent abdominal pain, failure to thrive or patients only with short stature and refractory anemia are prominent features in NCDC group whereas abdominal distension, failure to thrive and recurrent abdominal pain were noticeable features in CCD.
Many conditions of short stature are classified as idiopathic due to the inability to identify the underlying etiology.
Documents revealed "his character was very good and he made up for his short stature by being very bright".
Patients with ring Y chromosome can present a wide spectrum of sex phenotypes, including Turner syndrome, ambiguous genitalia, short stature, infertility because of azoospermia, oligospermia and high gonadotropins.