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20 Possible Causes for Short Stature in Children, Small Face, Wide Space Between the First and Second Toe

  • Dubowitz Syndrome

    1st and 2nd toes Gap between first and second toe Increased space between first and second toes Sandal gap between first and second toes Wide space between 1st, 2nd toes[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] For example, many people affected by the disease have a small face and head. Sometimes they have a high forehead that slopes as well.[wisegeek.net] More about psychosocial adaptation to short stature can be learned from parents of short children and from your growth clinic doctor, nurse and psychologist.[web.archive.org]

  • Down Syndrome

    A wide space, often with a deep fissure between the first and second toes, is also common.[dx.doi.org] Morphological features (upslanting palpebral fissures, epicanthus, flat neck, round face, small nose, bilateral single palmar crease) can be mild and do not constitute a hallmark[orpha.net] Short stature as the major manifestation of celiac disease in older children. Clin Pediatr 1986; 25:13–6. 12. Rossi TM, Kumar V, Lerner A, et al.[journals.lww.com]

  • Russell-Silver Syndrome

    1st and 2nd toes Gap between first and second toe Increased space between first and second toes Sandal gap between first and second toes Wide space between 1st, 2nd toes[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] The wide prominent forehead contrasts with the small, triangular face with a small pointed chin, a wide mouth with thin lips and down-turned corners, large eyes and bluish[orpha.net] Russell-Silver syndrome (RSS) is characterized by slow growth both in utero and after birth, short stature, and specific facial features.[gemssforschools.org]

  • Seckel Syndrome

    1st and 2nd toes Gap between first and second toe Increased space between first and second toes Sandal gap between first and second toes Wide space between 1st, 2nd toes[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] General appearance of the patient was characterized by a small, narrow face and forehead, slightly beaked nose, midfacial hypoplasia, very stunted stature with microcephaly[termedia.pl] One child had classical Seckel syndrome, a sib pair had the features of the syndrome with less severe short stature, and in two children the diagnosis was not confirmed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Atelosteogenesis Type 2

    Note moderate short stature, flat facial profile (fetal face–like appearance), short forearms, and small hands.[thehealthscience.com] A constitutional short stature in children is not considered as a short stature or dwarfism as the condition happens temporarily and the child will resume normal growth eventually[epainassist.com] 1st and 2nd toes Gap between first and second toe Increased space between first and second toes Sandal gap between first and second toes Wide space between 1st, 2nd toes[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Ring Chromosome 10

    1st and 2nd toes Gap between first and second toe Increased space between first and second toes Sandal gap between first and second toes Wide space between 1st, 2nd toes[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] In addition, the syndrome causes a prognathism, the face is long and small and the patient has large ears.[embryology.ch] The mother had short stature and borderline mental retardation ( 15 ).[tp.amegroups.com]

  • Short Stature due to Endocrine Disorder

    1st and 2nd toes Gap between first and second toe Increased space between first and second toes Sandal gap between first and second toes Wide space between 1st, 2nd toes[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] short stature.[karger.com] Like low levels of IGF-1, low levels of IGFBP-3 can cause short stature and delayed growth in children.[slowaging.org]

  • Craniofrontonasal Dysplasia

    1st and 2nd toes Gap between first and second toe Increased space between first and second toes Sandal gap between first and second toes Wide space between 1st, 2nd toes[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] The upper face (base of the nose to height of the commissure of the mouth) is relatively small compared with the width of the face (lateral points of zygoma).[nature.com] Most common symptoms of CRANIOFRONTONASAL SYNDROME; CFNS Intellectual disability Global developmental delay Short stature Generalized hypotonia Hearing impairment More info[mendelian.co]

  • Kenny-Caffey Syndrome Type 1

    space between the first and second toes.[medcraveonline.com] , and frontal bossing with a triangular face.[uniprot.org] These may enable better targeting of GH treatment in children with short stature.[ijpeonline.biomedcentral.com]

  • Meningomyelocele

    space between first and second toes 11. ability to assume unusual positions Intracranial hemorrhage interventions 1. observation of increased intracranial pressure 2. head[quizlet.com] Children with meningomyelocele are also commonly of short stature, attributable to skeletal abnormalities including spinal cord and vertebral abnormalities, lower extremity[symptoma.com] Baby with gestational diabetes Down syndrome characteristics 1. close-set and upward-slanting eyes 2. small head 3. round face 4. flat nose 5. protruding tongue that interferes[quizlet.com]

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