"Laron Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An autosomal recessive disorder characterized by short stature, defective GROWTH HORMONE RECEPTOR, and failure to generate INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR I by GROWTH HORMONE. Laron syndrome is not a form of primary pituitary dwarfism (GROWTH HORMONE DEFICIENCY DWARFISM) but the result of mutation of the human GHR gene on chromosome 5.
- Laron Syndrome
- Syndrome, Laron
- Growth Hormone Receptor Defect
- Growth Hormone Receptor Deficiency
- Pituitary Dwarfism II
- Dwarfism II, Pituitary
- Dwarfism IIs, Pituitary
- Pituitary Dwarfism IIs
- Laron Type Dwarfism I
- Primary GH Resistance
- GH Resistance, Primary
- Primary Growth Hormone Resistance
- Severe GH Insensitivity
- Growth Hormone Insensitivity Syndrome
- Laron Dwarfism
- Dwarfism, Laron
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