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Laron Type Pituitary Dwarfism 1

Laron Type Pituitary Dwarfism 1: Introduction

Laron Type Pituitary Dwarfism 1: Laron syndrome is a rare genetic disease where the body has sufficient growth hormones but lacks receptors to utilize the hormone and hence dwarfism results. Type 1 involves a defect in the growth hormone receptor gene which prevents the hormone from binding and being used. Hence there are high levels of free growth hormone in the plasma. Type II involves a problem with the processing of the growth hormone once it has been bound properly to the cell surface. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Laron Type Pituitary Dwarfism 1 is available below.

Symptoms of Laron Type Pituitary Dwarfism 1

Treatments for Laron Type Pituitary Dwarfism 1

  • Administration of recombinant human IGF-1
  • Frequent meals to avoid hypoglycemia - especially during infancy.
  • Regular monitoring of growth and development
  • Regular monitoring of blood sugar levels
  • Regular monitoring for adverse effects of IGF-1 therapy
  • more treatments...»

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More information about Laron Type Pituitary Dwarfism 1

  1. Laron Type Pituitary Dwarfism 1: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
  8. Prognosis
 

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