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837 Possible Causes for Short Stature in Children, Small Hand

  • Prader-Willi Syndrome

    Down stated "Her feet and hands remained small and contrasted remarkably with the appendages they terminated.[] Short stature and short hands and feet are typical of PWS. Growth retardation is common and such children fail to thrive.[] In our case diagnosis of PWS was delayed because mental retardation, hypotonia, obesity and short stature were initially attributed to hypothyroidism.[]

  • Cornelia De Lange Syndrome

    Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Definition [ edit ] Cornelia de Lange Syndrome is a rare developmental malformation syndrome characterized by mental retardation, short stature,[] There is a lobster-claw deformity of the hand, small hands and feet with small and tapered digits, syndactyly between the second and third toes, proximal insertion of the[] He has excessive hair, long eyelashes, upturned nose, low-set ears, extra small stature, eyebrows that meet in the middle, short arms, small hands and feet and an extra finger[]

  • Robinow Syndrome

    […] stature [ more ] 0004322 Small hand Disproportionately small hands 0200055 Thin upper lip vermilion Thin upper lip 0000219 Upslanted palpebral fissure Upward slanting of[] Most children with Robinow syndrome experience growth delays after birth, resulting in slight to moderate short stature.[] The child had short lower arms with small hands and clinodactyly of the fifth finger.[]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    Knees, ankles, and small hand and foot joints are involved and are unusually thick. Knee x-rays show a characteristic thinning of bone near the joint.[] Other causes of short stature?[] […] disorder -antidiuretic retaining water -hypersecretion produce to much causing hypervolemia -hyposecretion dehydrated -GH -for normal growth & maturation GH deficiency in children[]

  • Smith-Magenis Syndrome

    […] size, small hands and feet, and hypotonia.[] stature curved spine ( scoliosis ) hoarse voice myopia ( short-sightedness ) flat feet.[] hands and feet, and markedly flat or highly arched feet that can cause an unusually manner of walking (abnormal broad-based gait).[]

  • Laron Syndrome

    The studies enrolled a total of 71 children suffering from extreme short stature; all children exhibited symptoms of Primary IGFD, including slow growth rates, low IGF-1 serum[] In addition, very small hands and feet (known as acromicria) are observed, as well as short limbs compared to the size of the trunk.[] stature homeobox) are an important cause of growth failure in children with short stature.[]

  • Down Syndrome

    […] nasal bridge, slightly smaller ears, small mouth, decreased muscle tone, loose ligaments, and small hands and feet.[] 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.[] […] that tends to stick out of the mouth Tiny white spots on the iris (colored part) of the eye Small hands and feet A single line across the palm of the hand (palmar crease)[]

  • Sanjad-Sakati Syndrome

    All patients had severe intrauterine growth retardation, short stature, small hands and feet, blue sclera, deep-set eyes, microcephaly, persistent hypocalcaemia and hypoparathyroidism[] […] with this syndrome are born low-birth-weight due to intrauterine growth retardation.The child is short stature with demonstrable growth hormone deficiency and the dysmorphism[] […] bridges, external ear anomalies, small hands and feet, short stature, and learning difficulties [ 6 ].[]

  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Polyarticular JRA This form of JRA affects five or more joints, including both small joints (hands and feet) and larger ones (knees and shoulders).[] Short stature in children with coeliac disease . Pediatr. Endocrinol. Rev. 6 , 457–463 (2009). 104. Bona, G. , Marinello, D. & Oderda, G.[] The most commonly involved joints in JRA are: knee (epiphyseal overgrowth with widening of the intracondylar notch) ankle wrist (small,square carpal bones) hand elbow hip.[]

  • Pseudoachondroplasia

    Pseudoachondroplasia (PSACH) is a skeletal dysplasia characterized by disproportionate short stature, small hands and feet, abnormal joints and early onset osteoarthritis.[] These children have short stature, with short arms and legs and short fingers.[] Doesn’t help that my hands are so small, so I can’t get a proper grip around lids! 9.[]

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