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Description of Pituitary dwarfism

IntroductionAccording to dictionary definition  A dwarf is a person of short stature — under 4’10” as an adult. More than 200 different conditions can cause dwarfism.

A single type, called achondroplasia, causes about 70% of all dwarfism. Achondroplasia is a genetic condition that affects about 1 in 15,000 to 1 in 40,000 people. It makes your arms and legs short in comparison to your head and trunk.  Causes and Risk FactorsAccording to dictionary definition  Common causes are:1. Genetic conditions2. Kidney disease3. Problems with metabolism or hormonesWith proper medical care, most people with dwarfism have active lives and live as long as other people.

 

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