"Dwarfism, Pituitary" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A form of dwarfism caused by complete or partial GROWTH HORMONE deficiency, resulting from either the lack of GROWTH HORMONE-RELEASING FACTOR from the HYPOTHALAMUS or from the mutations in the growth hormone gene (GH1) in the PITUITARY GLAND. It is also known as Type I pituitary dwarfism. Human hypophysial dwarf is caused by a deficiency of HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE during development.
- Dwarfism, Pituitary
- Pituitary Dwarfism
- Growth Hormone Deficiency Dwarfism
- Hyposomatotrophic Dwarfism
- Nanism, Pituitary
- Pituitary Nanism
- Isolated Growth Hormone Deficiency
- Isolated HGH Deficiency
- Isolated Human Growth Hormone Deficiency
- Isolated Somatotropin Deficiency
- Isolated Somatotropin Deficiency Disorder
- Dwarfism, Growth Hormone Deficiency
- Isolated GH Deficiency
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Dwarfism, Pituitary" by people in Profiles.
Quintos JB, Hodax JK, Gonzales-Ellis BA, Phornphutkul C, Wajnrajch MP, Boney CM. Response to Growth hormone deficiency in mitochondrial disorders. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2017 04 01; 30(4):483-484.
Reiter EO. A brief review of the addition of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists (GnRH-Ag) to growth hormone (GH) treatment of children with idiopathic growth hormone deficiency: Previously published studies from America. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2006 Jul 25; 254-255:221-5.
Nwosu BU, Coco M, Jones J, Barnes KM, Yanovski JA, Baron J. Short stature with normal growth hormone stimulation testing: lack of evidence for partial growth hormone deficiency or insensitivity. Horm Res. 2004; 62(2):97-102.