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1,211 Possible Causes for Decrease in Height

  • Sinusitis

    Nasal corticosteroids: nasal drying, limited evidence of benefit, mometasone furoate is approved for children over age 2, reported decrease in height growth rate in asthmatic[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Osteoporosis

    Sometimes, a collapsed vertebra may cause severe pain, decrease in height, or spinal deformity.[cedars-sinai.org] During the intervals between compression fractures, the patient may be symptom-free, but kyphosis, decrease in height, and appearance of a “dowager's hump” are reliable indicators[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] in height of 2-3 cm after each vertebral compression fracture and progressive kyphosis Patients with hip fractures may demonstrate the following: Limited ROM with end-range[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    The time to Spo2 of 95% correlated well with height, age, and body weight both by linear and non-linear regression analyses.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Manual ventilation was reinstituted when Spo2 decreased to 95% and another set of vital signs was recorded.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patients with symptomatic upper respiratory infection required less time for Spo2 to decrease to 95% compared to the asymptomatic children.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Osteomalacia

    Symptoms of osteomalacia include bowing of the legs and a decrease in height.[uofmhealth.org] Here, we present the case of a 31-year-old man who has been suffering from generalised bone pains and a spine deformity that led to loss of height.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pertinent findings are low serum phosphorus, low vitamin D and decreased bone mineral density. These findings led to a diagnosis of osteomalacia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vertebral Compression Fracture

    The damaged vertebrae will decrease in height due to the fracture, and must decrease by at least 15% in order to be considered a VCF.[spineina.com] The spine loses its shape and the volume of the lungs is decreased. Depth of breathing and respiratory function is impaired.[joint-surgeon.com] The von Mises stress significantly decreased between pre-augmentation and post-augmentation in T12 OVCF models of grade 0-3 vertebral heights.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Senile Osteoporosis

    Clinical Signs and Symptoms [7] Back pain: Episodic, acute low thoracic/high lumbar pain Compression fracture of the spine Bone fractures Decrease in height Kyphosis Dowager[physio-pedia.com] The vertebral height and vertebral cross-sectional area (CSA) increased, while vertebral trabecular BMD and trabecular bone volume fraction (BV/TV) decreased from the cervical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] in height of 2-3 cm after each vertebral compression fracture and progressive kyphosis Patients with hip fractures may demonstrate the following: Limited ROM with end-range[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

    […] in height of 2-3 cm after each vertebral compression fracture and progressive kyphosis Patients with hip fractures may demonstrate the following: Limited ROM with end-range[emedicine.medscape.com] […] vertebral fractures, point tenderness over the involved vertebra Thoracic kyphosis with an exaggerated cervical lordosis (dowager hump) Subsequent loss of lumbar lordosis A decrease[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Idiopathic Childhood-Onset Basal Ganglia Calcification

    […] circumference of cranium Decreased size of skull Reduced head circumference Small head circumference [ more ] 0000252 Seizures Seizure 0001250 Short stature Decreased body[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] height Small stature [ more ] 0004322 Spasticity Involuntary muscle stiffness, contraction, or spasm 0001257 Tetraplegia Paralysis of all four limbs 0002445 Showing of 19[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] […] mental retardation Mental retardation, severe Severe mental retardation [ more ] 0010864 Limb joint contracture Limb contractures 0003121 Microcephaly Abnormally small skull Decreased[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Scott Bryant Graham Syndrome

    […] length of nose Shortened nose [ more ] 0003196 Short stature Decreased body height Small stature [ more ] 0004322 Thick eyebrow Bushy eyebrows Dense eyebrow Heavy eyebrows[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] Little lower jaw Small jaw Small lower jaw [ more ] 0000347 Narrow nasal bridge Narrow bridge of nose Nasal Bridge, Narrow Nasal bridge, thin [ more ] 0000446 Short nose Decreased[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy

    The risk of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy increased with decreasing maternal height and increasing body mass index.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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