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Causes of Dwarfism

Causes of Dwarfism

Most cases of dwarfism are caused by inherited or spontaneous mutations in the FGFR3 gene, or deletions of the X chromosome.

List of causes of Dwarfism

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Dwarfism) that could possibly cause Dwarfism includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Dwarfism

Dwarfism: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Dwarfism, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Dwarfism:

Dwarfism: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Dwarfism: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Dwarfism:

Causes of Broader Categories of Dwarfism: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Dwarfism as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Dwarfism as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Dwarfism. Our database lists the following as having Dwarfism as a complication of that condition:

Dwarfism as a symptom:

Conditions listing Dwarfism as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Dwarfism. Our database lists the following as having Dwarfism as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Dwarfism:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Dwarfism may be found in:

 

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