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Although a large body size can simply be within the normal ranges, it may also indicate various possible medical conditions. Conditions that lead to excessive growth during childhood may be genetic, metabolic, or simple environmental issues. Excessive growth can also occur in adults. Any growth abnormality needs careful professional medical investigation....more »
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Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Tallness may include these symptoms:
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Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Tallness:
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch (or vaginal itch...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect). One of...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See misdiagnosis of migraine or ...read more »
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The list below shows some of the causes of Tallness 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 Tallness. Of the 22 causes of Tallness that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Tallness' 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 Tallness 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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Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Tallness, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
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Subtypes of Tallness:
Acromegaly (15 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Tallness:
Symptoms related to Tallness:
Big hands, Enlarged feet (36 causes), Short stature (1396 causes), Constitutional tall stature, Excess growth hormone secretion, McCune-Albright syndrome, Multiple endocrine neoplasia, Precocious puberty (71 causes), Hyperthyroidism (41 causes), Reduced sex steroid activity, Hypogonadism (129 causes), Klinefelter syndrome, Androgen deficiency, Estrogen deficiency
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