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958 Possible Causes for Tall Stature

  • Klinefelter Syndrome

    These patients usually present with tall stature. We report a case of KS with short stature due to growth hormone deficiency.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical examination revealed tall stature, thin built, small testes size, and absence of beard and pubic hairs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is characterized by a 47, XXY or a mosaic karyotype, hypergonadotrophic hypogonadism, infertility, reduced body hair, gynecomastia, and tall stature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Marfan Syndrome

    It is characterized by tall stature, elongated extremities, mitral valve prolapse, aortic dilatation, aortic dissection, and sublaxation of the lens A hereditary disorder[icd9data.com] A nine-year-old girl was referred to our pediatric endocrinology clinic for tall stature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her father, aunt and grandfather were of tall stature, characteristic of Marfan syndrome. On systemic evaluation, the patient was diagnosed as Marfan syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pneumothorax

    statur e ) (e.g., in Marfan syndrome ) Smoking : 90% of cases ; up to 20-fold increase in risk (risk increases with cumulative number of cigarettes smoked) Homocystinuria[amboss.com] Tall stature and low body mass index are also associated with higher rates of PSP.[web.archive.org] Spontaneous pneumothorax Primary ( idiopathic or simple pneumothorax) Ruptured su bpleural apical blebs Risk factors Family history Male gender Asthenic body habitus ( slim, tall[amboss.com]

  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax

    Tall stature and low body mass index are also associated with higher rates of PSP.[karger.com] (tall, thin) Familial pneumothorax Genetic disorders To elaborate, PSP is strongly related to smoking in both sexes; with the risk increasing by more than 20-fold in men[thoracicgroup.com] BACKGROUND: Primary spontaneous pneumothorax (PSP) is treated on the basis of studies that have predominantly consisted of tall male subjects.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Luteinizing Hormone Deficiency

    Signs and symptoms of excess GH In children (gigantism): Abnormally rapid growth Very tall stature Painful joints Excessive sweating.[innerbody.com]

  • Gigantism

    This boy appears likely to have neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) which raises the question of subtle GH excess in NF1 patients with tall stature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most common causes of tall stature/growth acceleration Normal variant genetic tall stature Endocrine abnormalities Precocious puberty Hyperthyroidism Gigantism Exogenous obesity[doi.org] Convert to ICD-10-CM : 253.0 converts approximately to: 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E22.0 Acromegaly and pituitary gigantism Approximate Synonyms Acromegaly Constitutional tall stature[icd9data.com]

  • Acromegaly

    Convert to ICD-10-CM : 253.0 converts approximately to: 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E22.0 Acromegaly and pituitary gigantism Approximate Synonyms Acromegaly Constitutional tall stature[icd9data.com] stature 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Constitutional gigantism E34.4 ) constitutional tall stature ( ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E34.4 Constitutional[icd10data.com] The same excess of growth hormone in individuals whose epiphyses have not fused will result in gigantism (excessively tall stature).[radiopaedia.org]

  • Congenital Generalized Lipodystrophy Type 1

    The most common clinical manifestations of Berardinelli syndrome are acanthosis nigricans, steatosis with hepatomegaly, and tall stature.[scirp.org]

  • Congenital Generalized Lipodystrophy Type 2

    A small case series with a neurodegenerative disorder involving central nervous system and related to Seipin mutations was recently reported. Herein we describe clinical and EEG features of three patients presenting with Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy (PME) and Congenital Generalized Lipodystrophy type 2 (CGL2)[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Marshall-Smith Syndrome

    stature Increased body height 0000098 Thick eyebrow Bushy eyebrows Dense eyebrow Heavy eyebrows Prominent eyebrows Thick eyebrows [ more ] 0000574 Umbilical hernia 0001537[rarediseases.info.nih.gov] 0009882 Short mandibular rami 0003778 Short philtrum 0000322 Short sternum 0000879 Sporadic No previous family history 0003745 Synophrys Monobrow Unibrow [ more ] 0000664 Tall[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

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