What is the global prevalence of short stature?

Updated: Jan 06, 2021
  • Author: Sunil Kumar Sinha, MD; Chief Editor: Robert P Hoffman, MD  more...
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Unfortunately, malnutrition remains the most common cause of GF worldwide. Supporting lay and professional efforts to reverse this preventable cause of short stature in besieged communities must be a high priority of all governments and health care professionals.


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