Russell syndrome

Rus·sell syn·drome

(rŭs'ĕl),
failure of infants and young children to thrive due to suprasellar lesions, commonly astrocytomas of the anterior third ventricle; although the growth hormone may be elevated, the child is emaciated and has lost body fat.
See also: pseudohydrocephaly.

Rus·sell syn·drome

(rŭs'ĕl sin'drōm)
Failure of infants and young children to thrive due to suprasellar lesions, commonly astrocytomas of the anterior third ventricle; although the growth hormone may be elevated, the child is emaciated and has loss of body fat.

Russell,

Alexander, 20th century English pediatrician.
Russell syndrome - failure of infants and young children to thrive due to suprasellar lesions, commonly astrocytomas of the anterior third ventricle.
Russell-Silver dwarfism - Synonym(s): Silver-Russell syndrome
Silver-Russell dwarfism - Synonym(s): Silver-Russell syndrome
Silver-Russell syndrome - see under Silver
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They suffer from another growth disorder called Silver Russell Syndrome.