Disease Information for Dwarfism, pituitary

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Thin skin/parchment-like skin
Delayed female adolescence
Delayed male adolescence/pubescence
Small testes
Delayed menarche
High-pitched voice
Dysmorphic appearance/face
Low body temperature
Pallor
Short stature
Short stature Child
Weight Loss
Demographics & Risk Factors
Family History
Family history/Dwarfism
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Cortisol (Lab)
Estrogen, serum (Lab)
Growth hormone/STH, plasma (Lab)
Tri-iodothyronine/T3 as Resin Uptake (Lab)
URINE FSH
URINE Growth hormone
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Test/Cotrysin Pituitary Stimulation Abnormal
X-RAY
Xray/Delayed bone age/slow epiphysis closures
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Dwarfism
Dwarfism, pituitary
Hypothermia
Nanism/dwarfism
Panhypopituitarism
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Endocrine gland (category)
CLASS/Pituitary gland involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Gene locus 5p13-p12
Pathophysiology/Gene locus Chromosome 5
Pathophysiology/Gene Locus Identified/OMIM database
Pathophysiology/Genomic indentifiers (polymorphism/snip/mutations)
Process
PROCESS/Endocrine/humoral disorders (category)
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
PROCESS/Dwarfism/miscellaneous skeletal dis (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Dwarf hypophyseal, Dwarfism (Pituitary), Dwarfism (pituitary) or (hypophyseal (Lorain Levi)), DWARFISM GROWTH HORMONE DEFIC, Dwarfism Growth Hormone Deficiency, dwarfism Lorain, Dwarfism Pituitary, GROWTH HORMONE DEFIC DWARFISM, Growth Hormone Deficiency Dwarfism, Hypophyseal dwarfism, hypopituitary dwarfism, Hyposomatotrophic Dwarfism, Hyposomatotropic dwarfism, Isolated deficiency of growth hormone in children, Levi Lorain dwarf, Lorain Levi dwarfism, Lorain dwarfism, Lorain Levi dwarfism, Nanism Pituitary, Paltauf's dwarf, Pituitary dwarf, Pituitary dwarfism, Pituitary dwarfism (disorder), Pituitary nanism, Prepuberal dwarfism, Prepubertal dwarfism, short stature hypophyseal, short stature Lorain Levi, stature short hypophyseal, stature short Lorain Levi, Synonym/Congenital pituitary dwarfism
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Somatropin (Serostim)
Definition

A form of dwarfism due to deficient release of SOMATOTROPIN which may result from dysfunction of the hypothalamus or anterior pituitary gland.

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