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357 Possible Causes for Accelerated Growth, Possibly Scoliosis, Tall Stature

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  • Klinefelter Syndrome

    Clinical examination showed tall stature and progressive growth acceleration between 5 and 7 years, and one of them had hypoplastic scrotum with monolateral cryptorchidism[] Osteoporosis may lead to vertebral collapse and even scoliosis.[] These patients usually present with tall stature. We report a case of KS with short stature due to growth hormone deficiency.[]

  • Gigantism

    A 15-yr-old female patient presented with accelerated growth due to a large pituitary tumor that was surgically resected to relieve pressure effects.[] Voice is hoarse and affected individuals have a plump, stocky body with pectus excavatum, thoracic scoliosis, hepatosplenomegaly, umbilical and/or inguinal hernias, broad[] This boy appears likely to have neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) which raises the question of subtle GH excess in NF1 patients with tall stature.[]

  • Marfan Syndrome

    Am J Med Genet . 2002;109(2):104. 9 The growth of the tubular bones is accelerated in Marfan syndrome, resulting in disproportionate features.[] Vision problems should be treated when possible. Monitor for scoliosis, especially during the teenage years.[] It is characterized by tall stature, elongated extremities, mitral valve prolapse, aortic dilatation, aortic dissection, and sublaxation of the lens A hereditary disorder[]

  • Acromegaly

    We describe a 32 year old woman who presented at 6 months of age with isolated macrocephaly, followed by accelerated linear growth.[] He died as a result of pulmonary compromise secondary to advanced scoliosis. Fig. 1.[] Convert to ICD-10-CM : 253.0 converts approximately to: 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E22.0 Acromegaly and pituitary gigantism Approximate Synonyms Acromegaly Constitutional tall stature[]

  • Sotos Syndrome

    Sotos syndrome, or cerebral gigantism, is a syndrome of accelerated growth during early childhood, and a number of craniofacial and other physical abnormalities are commonly[] Other possible symptoms and signs can include: behavioral disturbances, intellectual disability, scoliosis, seizures, heart defects, kidney defects, weak muscle tone, stuttering[] Constitutional tall stature Tall stature in childhood usually presents less initial concern than short stature because, at least in early childhood, being tall can be advantageous[]

  • Klinefelter Syndrome with XY/XXY Mosaic

    Most symptoms are first seen at puberty when androgen deficiency becomes evident as testes begin to shrink and harden, gynecomastia develops, and accelerated growth is observed[] Occasional abnormalities may include cryptorchidism, hypospadias, ataxia, scoliosis during adolescence, and diabetes mellitus in adulthood.[] stature with eunuchoid features, and psychosocial morbidity. 1 3 How common is Klinefelter’s syndrome?[]

  • Weaver Syndrome

    Both sibs had accelerated growth of prenatal onset, hypotonia, psychomotor retardation, excess loose skin, peculiar craniofacial and acral anomalies, dental dysplasia and[] Hypertelorism and advanced bone age are frequent findings, whereas other notable findings of the musculoskeletal system are scoliosis, talipes equinovarus, and camptodactyly[] However, tall stature is very common, reported in 90% of affected individuals.[]

  • Launois Syndrome

    […] hormone, attributed to a cerebral defect; infants are large, and accelerated growth continues for the first 4 or 5 years, the rate being normal thereafter.[] […] abnormalities (12 %): patent ductus arteriosus, VSD, coarctation of the aorta, atrial fibrillation skeletal abnormalities: asymmetry (skull, limbs) ipsilateral to the nevus; scoliosis[] Gigantism typifies childhood onset of disease, when epiphyseal plates have not closed, leading to excessive growth of bones and thus an abnormally tall stature.[]

  • Gigantism - Acromegaly

    Gigantism develops when a child experiences accelerated growth due to excessive GH production, which eventually leads to their tall stature.[] […] development, particularly motor skills such as sitting and crawling.Other signs and symptoms of Sotos syndrome can include an abnormal side-to-side curvature of the spine (scoliosis[] Publisher Full Text Tall stature: a difficult diagnosis?[]

  • Marshall-Smith Syndrome

    Marshall-Smith syndrome is characterized by accelerated linear growth and skeletal maturation, typical facial features, psychomotor delay, and respiratory insufficiency.[] […] laryngomalacia, glossoptosis, choanal stenoses, bilateral peripheral hearing defect, ventriculomegaly, congenital heart disease (atrial septal defect), chronic pulmonary disease, and scoliosis[] stature Increased body height 0000098 Thick eyebrow Bushy eyebrows Dense eyebrow Heavy eyebrows Prominent eyebrows Thick eyebrows [ more ] 0000574 Umbilical hernia 0001537[]

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