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Definition

An autosomal dominant form of growth hormone insensitivity syndrome, a congenital disease characterized by short stature, growth hormone deficiency in the presence of normal to elevated circulating concentrations of growth hormone, resistance to exogeneous growth hormone therapy, and recurrent infections. GHISID2 patients usually have delayed bone age, delayed puberty, and decreased serum IGF1. Some patients may have features of mild immune dysregulation, such as eczema, increased serum IgE, asthma, or celiac disease.

Acronym

GHISID2

Keywords

Dwarfism

 
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