What are the signs of a pulmonary etiology for short stature?

Updated: Jan 06, 2021
  • Author: Sunil Kumar Sinha, MD; Chief Editor: Robert P Hoffman, MD  more...
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Pulmonary

  • Sleep apnea can be a cryptic cause of short stature.

  • Other chronic diseases that may result in short stature include severe asthma associated with chronic steroid use and cystic fibrosis (CF).


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