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190 Possible Causes for Normal to Tall Stature

  • Growth Failure

    Further, the head is often large and the trunk is normal size. Tall stature. Some girls may have an abnormally tall stature for their age if their parents are tall.[stanfordchildrens.org] Short stature is defined as a height less than 2 standard deviations (SDs) below the mean of the “normal” population, while tall stature is defined as a height greater than[pedsinreview.aappublications.org] Familial (or constitutional) tall stature is the most common cause; children are born tall to tall parents, and continue to grow at a normal rate in keeping with their mid‑parental[racgp.org.au]

  • Pineal Gland Cyst

    Pituitary giantism: Hyposecretion of hGH during childhood causes long bones and tall stature but otherwise normal proportions.[jonbarron.org]

  • Proteus

    […] and beyond the normal height of men – and also Capaneus, who is like a giant; for not only is he of huge stature, but also he has been smitten by the thunderbolt of Zeus[theoi.com] […] warriors as they slipped from their hands, and this mire of gore in which they say Enyo 80 delights; while beneath the wall are the bodies of the other captains – they are tall[theoi.com]

  • Klinefelter Syndrome

    The typical symptoms are a tall stature, narrow shoulders, broad hips, sparse body hair, gynecomastia, small testes, absent spermatogenesis, normal to moderately reduced Leydig[dx.doi.org] stature narrow shoulders broad hips normal to moderately reduced Leydig cell function increased secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone androgen deficiency normal to slightly[radiopaedia.org] […] there is absent spermatogenesis the kidneys can be symmetrically enlarged with small 1-8 mm cysts post pubertal gynecomastia sparse facial and axillary hair clinodactyly tall[radiopaedia.org]

  • Adenoma

    Signs and symptoms of excess GH In children (gigantism): Abnormally rapid growth Very tall stature Painful joints Excessive sweating.[innerbody.com] Normally, cortisol maintains blood pressure and helps the body react to stressful conditions; however, too much cortisol disrupts numerous bodily functions.[innerbody.com]

  • Coxa Vara

    […] bodies in the first patient, and normal to slightly tall vertebral bodies in the third; metaphyseal changes in some long tubular bones including bone fragments similar to[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This paper reports three children with short stature: developmental coxa vara unilateral in the first case and bilateral in the other two; somewhat squared and "ovoid" vertebral[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Marfan Syndrome

    The posterior segment evaluation of both eyes was normal. Her father, aunt and grandfather were of tall stature, characteristic of Marfan syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and thin stature long extremities arm span exceeds height long fingers and toes ( arachnodactyly ) thumbnail protrudes beyond ulnar border of hand when crossed ( thumb sign[step2.medbullets.com] […] arteries, skin, lungs, and ligaments Prognosis survival has improved with better management of aortic disease with early diagnosis and management, patients often have a normal[step2.medbullets.com]

  • Gonadoblastoma

    These individuals are characterized by 46XY karyotype, primary amenorrhea, tall stature, female external genitalia and normal but hypoestrogenised vagina and cervix.[jhu.pure.elsevier.com]

  • Central Precocious Puberty

    His physical exam revealed increased testicular size consistent with Tanner stage II and tall stature 3SD above normal and his bone age was advanced to 13 years.[academic.oup.com] Tall stature was present from early childhood.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This predominance may explain why the majority of patients in this cohort had normal (79.3%) or tall stature (17.5%) and advanced BA (63.5%) at diagnosis of ACT, although[ec.bioscientifica.com]

  • Familial Short Stature

    Tall stature Unusual tallness in girls--Some girls may grow unusually tall for their age if their parents are tall Precocious puberty--This growth disorder is characterized[childrensnational.org] Most children with short or tall stature have normal variants of growth.[aafp.org] Short or tall stature is usually caused by variants of a normal growth pattern, although some patients may have serious underlying pathologies.[aafp.org]

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