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Definition

A disease characterized by partial resistance to growth hormone resulting in short stature. Short stature is defined by a standing height more than 2 standard deviations below the mean (or below the 2.5 percentile) for sex and chronological age, compared with a well-nourished, healthy, genetically relevant population.

Acronym

GHIP

Synonyms

Isolated partial growth hormone deficiency
Partial IGHD

Keywords

Dwarfism

 
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