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Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Dwarfism may include these symptoms:
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A genetic abnormality resulting in short stature
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Condition of being undersized as a result of premature arrest of skeletal growth.
- (Source - CRISP)
Dwarfism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Dwarfism, or a subtype of Dwarfism,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)
The list below shows some of the causes of Dwarfism mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Dwarfism. Of the 119 causes of Dwarfism that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Dwarfism' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Dwarfism or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Medical Conditions associated with Dwarfism:
Short stature (1396 causes), Poor growth (2366 causes), Growth symptoms (2485 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Deformity symptoms (1826 causes), Developmental problems (4007 causes), Infant symptoms (2900 causes), Child health symptoms (230 causes)
Symptoms related to Dwarfism:
Short stature (1396 causes), Large head (204 causes), Goldblatt syndrome, Dwarfism (119 causes), Moore Federman syndrome, Psychosocial dwarfism, Growth failure (955 causes), Pituitary dwarfism, Skeletal dysplasia, Constitutional growth delay, Hypopituitarism (22 causes), Achondroplasia
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