"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.
Muus JS, Weir FW, Kreicher KL, Bowlby DA, Discolo CM, Meyer TA. Hearing loss in children with growth hormone deficiency. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Sep; 100:107-113.
Wright NM, Renault J, Hollis B, Bell NH, Key LL. Effect of growth hormone on bone: bone mineral density, trabecular bone volume, and alkaline phosphatase improve or are restored in the dwarf rat treated with growth hormone. J Bone Miner Res. 1995 Jan; 10(1):127-31.