Laron type dwarfism

La·ron type dwarf·ism

dwarfism associated with an absence or very low levels of somatomedin C (insulinlike growth factor I) or abnormalities in receptor activity.
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Endocrine causes of short stature include, isolated growth hormone deficiency, hypothyroidism, multiple pituitary deficiencies and GH resistant syndromes", The non-endocrine causes like malnutrition, intrauterine growth retardation with no "catch up" growth, constitutional growth delay, cystic fibrosis, blood disorders should always be ruled out before making a diagnosis of growth hormone insensitivity or Laron type dwarfism".