Glossary for Tallness
Medical terms related to Tallness or mentioned in this section include:
- 47 XYY syndrome: A genetic condition where males have an extra Y chromosome in each of their cells. Normally male cells have one X and one Y chromosome. This is not usually an inherited condition but a defect that occurs during cell division. Often the condition is asymptomatic.
- Acromegaloid, Cutis Verticis Gyrata, Corneal Leukoma Syndrome: A rare condition characterized by the association of acromegaly, cutis verticis gyrate and corneal leukoma.
- Acromegaly: An abnormal enlargement of the limbs due to increased secretion of growth hormone after the cessation of puberty
- Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome: Females with male XY genetics but inability to respond to testosterone.
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Bone symptoms: Symptoms affecting the body's bones
- Carney syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized by spotty pigmentation on the skin and the development of multiple benign tumors (myxoma) that can occur just about anywhere in the body but mainly in the skin, breast and heart and endocrine glands such as the thyroid and pituitary gland. The symptoms are highly variable depending on the location, size and number of tumors. Endocrine gland tumors can affect hormone production and hence result in a range of symptoms.
- Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
- Chromosome conditions: Various genetic conditions where a chromosome is partially or totally misplaced.
- Connective tissue disorders: Any condition affecting connective tissues.
- Developmental problems: Physical or mental development difficulty.
- Early puberty: Early puberty refers to an premature onset of the physical changes in the body that signal readiness for reproduction.
- Endocrine disorders: Any disorder that affects the endocrine system
- Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
- Gigantism: Gigantism refers to abnormally high linear growth due to excessive action of insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) while the epiphyseal growth plates are open during childhood.
- Growth symptoms: Symptoms related to poor or excessive growth.
- Growth-hormone secreting pituitary adenoma, colonic polyposis, lipomatosis, lentigines and renal carcinoma: An inherited cancer syndrome involving kidney cancer, polyposis of the colon and a pituitary tumor.
- Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
- Hyperthyroidism: The excessive activity of the thyroid gland
- Hypogonadism: medical term for a defect of the reproductive system that results in lack of function of the gonads (ovaries or testes).
- Infant symptoms: Symptoms affecting babies and infants.
- Insulin resistance, short fifth metacarpals: A rare syndrome characterized by short fifth fingers and fifth hand bones as well as insulin resistance.
- Klinefelter syndrome: A genetic condition where males have at least one extra X chromosome or extra copies of both the X and Y chromosomes in each cell. Normally male cells contain one X and one Y chromosome in each cell. The condition is not inherited but is a result of problems during cell division. Klinefelter syndrome variants is a more severe form of the condition as it involves more than one extra X or X and Y chromosome in each cell.
- Large feet: Large size of the feet
- Limb symptoms: Symptoms affecting the limbs
- Marfan syndrome: A genetic connective tissue disorder involving a defect of chromosome 15q21.1 which affects the production of the fibrillin needed to make connective tissue.
- McCune-Albright Syndrome: A rare genetic multisystem disorder characterized by abnormal skin pigmentation and endocrine gland dysfunction and replacement of parts of bone tissue with fibrous material.
- Mental retardation, X-linked -- acromegaly -- hyperactivity: A rare syndrome characterized mainly by mental retardation, hyperactivity and enlarged hands, feet and testes.
- Multiple endocrine neoplasia: A group of conditions that is characterised by the hyperplasia and hyperfunction of two or more glands of the endocrine system
- Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
- Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
- Nevi -- atrial myxoma -- myxoid neurofibromata -- ephelides: A very rare syndrome characterized by spotty pigmentation on the skin and the development of multiple benign tumors (myxoma) that can occur just about anywhere in the body but mainly in the skin, breast and heart and endocrine glands such as the thyroid and pituitary gland. The symptoms are highly variable depending on the location, size and number of tumors. Endocrine gland tumors can affect hormone production and hence result in a range of symptoms.
- Pituitary Cancer: Cancer of the pituitary gland.
- Precocious puberty: Precocious puberty refers to a condition in which the maturing of the sex organs and the rest of the body occurs earlier than usual.
- Short stature: Smallness or shortness of stature.
- Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.
- Soto's Syndrome: A rare hereditary disorder characterized by excessive growth during the first few years of life as well as various other mental and physical anomalies.
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