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Restricted growth

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Introduction
Restricted growth (dwarfism) can be caused by several different medical conditions. There are two main types of restricted growth, PSS and DSS.
Symptoms of restricted growth
People with restricted growth (dwarfism) will probably have other symptoms that are associated with the health condition responsible for their short stature.
Causes of restricted growth
Restricted growth (dwarfism) may be caused by many different medical conditions, such as a growth hormone deficiency.
Diagnosing restricted growth
Restricted growth (dwarfism) is diagnosed based on symptoms, measurement of height, family history and tests.
Treating restricted growth
Human growth hormone can help stimulate growth in children with a growth hormone deficiency.