Individuals with Meier-Gorlin syndrome often have small ears and no kneecaps. Hair thinness is also common, including scalp, hair, eyelashes and eyebrows. Another gene that has been implicated in this condition is DNA2. Most cases of short stature are caused by skeletal or endocrine disorders. Pediatric Endocrinology: Growth, adrenal, sexual, thyroid, calcium, and fluid balance disorders.
Zainab. Age: 22.
Endemic goitre Toxic nodular goitre Toxic multinodular goiter Thyroid nodule.
Annalise. Age: 28.
They suffer skeletally from short vertebrae , elongated clavicles , bent femora and hip displacement. Primordial dwarfism PD is a form of dwarfism that results in a smaller body size in all stages of life beginning from before birth. Hyperthyroxinemia Thyroid hormone resistance Familial dysalbuminemic hyperthyroxinemia Hashitoxicosis Thyrotoxicosis factitia Graves' disease Thyroid storm. Children with RSS that are treated with growth hormone before puberty may achieve several inches of additional height.