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332 Possible Causes for Short Arms and Legs, Short Stature in Children

  • Growth Failure

    People with achondroplasia have a normal-sized trunk, short arms and short legs, and a slightly enlarged head with a prominent forehead.[emedicinehealth.com] […] lead to short stature.[rileychildrens.org] Children with short stature in whom no specific cause is identified may be diagnosed with idiopathic short stature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypochondroplasia

    Hypochondroplasia is a skeletal dysplasia characterized by short stature; stocky build; disproportionately short arms and legs; broad, short hands and feet; mild joint laxity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In addition to the obvious limb deformities of short stature and bowing, children with achondroplasia typically have frontal bossing (prominent forehead), midface hypoplasia[paleyinstitute.org] Abstract Hypochondroplasia (HCH) is a skeletal dysplasia characterized by short stature with disproportionately short arms and legs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Achondroplasia

    Short arms and legs, with particularly short upper arms and thighs. An enlarged head (macrocephaly), with a prominent forehead. Fingers that are typically short.[bones.emedtv.com] The most common reasons for short stature in children are familial short stature, a difference in the timing of growth (called constitutional growth delay) and, in girls,[gemssforschools.org] In addition to the obvious limb deformities of short stature and bowing, children with achondroplasia typically have frontal bossing (prominent forehead), midface hypoplasia[paleyinstitute.org]

  • Pseudoachondroplasia

    Characteristic features of pseudoachondroplasia include short arms and legs, a waddling walk, early-onset joint pain (osteoarthritis), and a limited range of motion at the[sumerdoc.blogspot.com] These children have short stature, with short arms and legs and short fingers.[socialstyrelsen.se] Symptoms of pseudoachondroplasia include short arms and legs that do not become apparent until the child is age 3 to 5, bowed legs, scoliosis (curved spine), joint pain, limited[nicklauschildrens.org]

  • Diastrophic Dysplasia

    Affected individuals have short stature with very short arms and legs and joint problems that restrict mobility.[en.wikipedia.org] Parents should be offered contact with other parents of children of short stature, and the children themselves should also be offered the opportunity to meet children in the[socialstyrelsen.se] The disorder is often characterized short arms and legs, abnormal development of bones and joints in many areas of the body.[maulin13.tripod.com]

  • Schmid Metaphyseal Chondrodysplasia

    Overview Metaphyseal chondrodysplasia, Schmid type (MCDS), is a very rare inherited disorder characterized by short stature with abnormally short arms and legs (short-limbed[checkorphan.org] […] present with a waddling gait, exaggerated lumbar lordosis, genu varum , and short stature; - additional features include: - mental retardation; - joint contractures; - exophthalmic[wheelessonline.com] […] stature with abnormally short arms and legs (short-limbed dwarfism) and bowed legs (genu varum).[healthetreatment.com]

  • Achondrogenesis Type 2

    Infants with this disorder have short arms and legs, a small chest with short ribs, and underdeveloped lungs.[goldbamboo.com] Infants with achondrogenesis, type 2 have short arms and legs, a small chest with short ribs, and underdeveloped lungs.[anatomybox.com]

  • Achondrogenesis

    arms and legs, a small chest with short ribs, and underdeveloped lungs.[livemedinfo.com] Infants with achondrogenesis, type 2 have short arms and legs, a small chest with short ribs, and underdeveloped lungs.[anatomybox.com] Infants with achondrogenesis usually have a small body, short arms and legs, and other skeletal abnormalities that cause life-threatening complications.[diseaseinfosearch.org]

  • Achondrogenesis Type 1B

    Infants with achondrogenesis usually have a small body, short arms and legs, and other skeletal abnormalities that cause life-threatening complications.[diseaseinfosearch.org] Infants with achondrogenesis, type 2 have short arms and legs, a small chest with short ribs, and underdeveloped lungs.[anatomybox.com] Type 2 Infants with achondrogenesis, type 2 have short arms and legs, a small chest with short ribs, and underdeveloped lungs.[the-medical-dictionary.com]

  • SHOX-Related Short Stature

    Disproportionate short stature In people with disproportionate short stature (DSS), the arms and legs are particularly short.[nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk] Short Stature in Children Symptoms Short parents tend to have short children.[emedicinehealth.com] There are 2 main types of restricted growth: proportionate short stature (PSS) – a general lack of growth in the body, arms and legs disproportionate short stature (DSS) –[nhs.uk]

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