Short in Stature

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Yoshinori Abe

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Internal medicine

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  • Poor height growth

  • Shorter than peers

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Content updated on Sep 6, 2022

About the symptom

It refers to any child who has a height well below what is typical for that child's age and sex.

When to see a doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Shorter than other children of similar age

Possible causes

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Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Are (or were) you shorter than other children around your age?

  • Do you have headaches or does your head feel heavy?

  • Do you have any swelling in any part of your body?

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Internal medicine

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