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4,056 Possible Causes for Long Arm

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    There are long arms and legs, and the arm span is greater than the height. Hair is sparse on the body but there is usually a full head of fine and abundant hair.[] The typical person is also tall with an angular appearance but a shorter person may have what we call “signs of tallness” – a moderately long neck, an index finger longer[]

  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2B

    Multipoint analysis of RFLPs at FNRB, D10Z1, RBP3, and D10S15 gave a peak lod score of 7.12 at the midpoint between D10Z1 and RBP3 on the long arm (band q11).[] arm (band q11).[] […] additional results in three generations of a 15th family have disclosed a peak total lod score of 8.89 at the midpoint between the centromere markers D10Z1 and RBP3 on the long[]

  • Insect Bite

    Be vigilant when sitting by water or walking in woodland/long grass: Horseflies and mosquitoes are attracted by water so if you’re walking near water make sure your arms and[] Cover exposed skin by wearing long sleeves and trousers. Wear shoes when outdoors.[] Question When I woke up one morning I found two little red dots on my left arm. They were smaller than a mosquito bite, but it wasn't bed bugs, what was it?[]

  • Marfan Syndrome

    He is extremely tall with a thin physique, a protruding chin and disproportionately long arms. Great attributes to be an Olympic swimmer.[] Children who have Marfan syndrome are usually tall and thin, with long arms, long double-jointed fingers, a short torso and very long legs.[] […] increase in TGF-β causes problems in connective tissues throughout the body, Common symptoms associated with Marfan include: • Tall and slender build • Disproportionately long[]

  • Klinefelter Syndrome

    These findings indicate that extra copies of the long arm of X have phenotypic expression, even though activated only in early development.[] Although their physical characteristics can vary greatly, most are tall with long arms and legs.[] Most boys with Klinefelter syndrome are tall and have relatively long arms and legs.[]

  • Klinefelter's Syndrome with XY/XXY Mosaic

    arms, and in some instances will develop breast tissue.[] arms and legs), broad hips, poor muscle tone and slower than usual muscle growth, reduced facial and body hair that starts growing later than usual, a small penis and testicles[] A tall, thin body with disproportionately long arms and legs. Obesity - this may cause a thicker waistline but it is often partially disguised by wider-than-normal hips.[]

  • Hyperaldosteronism

    Etiology FH-I is due to an unequal crossing over on the long arm of chromosome 8 between the CYP11B2 gene (coding for cytochrome P450 aldosterone synthase), normally expressed[]

  • Hyperparathyroidism

    arm of chromosome 1, that encodes for the tumour suppressor protein parafibromin.[] […] inheritance, and is associated with mutations that deactivate the cell division cycle protein 73 homolog (CDC73) gene, also known as hyperparathyroidism 2 (HRPT2), located on the long[]

  • Leukoencephalopathy - Metaphyseal Chondrodysplasia Syndrome

    However, affected males share a fragment of the long arm of chromosome X.[]

  • Trigonocephaly

    A seventh case of deletion of the distal long arm of a chromosome 11 is described.[]

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