Which physical findings are characteristic of congenital hyposomatotropism (growth hormone deficiency [GHD])?

Updated: Jan 24, 2019
  • Author: Sunil Kumar Sinha, MD; Chief Editor: Robert P Hoffman, MD  more...
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Findings in patients with congenital hyposomatotropism are summarized below:

  • Normal length at birth

  • Midline defects

  • Cleft lip

  • Cleft palate

  • Blindness

  • Single central maxillary incisor

  • Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism

  • Jaundice

  • Icterus

  • Hepatosplenomegaly

  • Hypoglycemia

  • Shaking

  • Irritability

  • Lethargy

  • Hypotonia

  • Diaphoresis

  • Tachycardia

  • Pallor

  • Seizures


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