Hypopituitary dwarfism: Introduction
Hypopituitary dwarfism: Short stature caused by low pituitary hormone levels which reduced growth hormone levels. Low pituitary hormone levels may be caused by genetic factors or acquired through brain infections, trauma or certain diseases.
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causes, and treatments of Hypopituitary dwarfism is available below.
Symptoms of Hypopituitary dwarfism
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Treatments for Hypopituitary dwarfism
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Hypopituitary dwarfism:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Hypopituitary dwarfism?
Causes of Hypopituitary dwarfism
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Hypopituitary dwarfism: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Hypopituitary dwarfism
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or...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,...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...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical...read more »
Pituitary conditions often undiagnosed cause of symptoms: There are a variety of symptoms
that can be caused by a pituitary disorder (see symptoms of pituitary disorders).
For example, fatigue, headache, weight gain, ...read more »
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Hypopituitary dwarfism: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hypopituitary dwarfism
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Hypopituitary dwarfism: Broader Related Topics
Types of Hypopituitary dwarfism
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Definitions of Hypopituitary dwarfism:
Hypopituitary dwarfism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Hypopituitary dwarfism, or a subtype of Hypopituitary dwarfism,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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