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Growth Hormone Insensitivity Syndrome with Laron Dwarfism

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory

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Description:

The growth hormone insensitivity syndrome is an inherited form of growth hormone insensitivity featuring the dysmorphic features described by Laron. Patients have a mutation in the growth hormone receptor which does not bind growth hormone, resulting in dwarfism.

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