tall stature


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tall stature

Unusually great height, typically considered to be greater than 200 cm in men and 180 cm in women. This condition is usually familial and may be prevented with estrogens or testosterone, depending on gender of patient.
See also: stature
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Turner syndrome presented with tall stature due to overdosage of the SHOX gene.
The choice of laboratory studies for the evaluation of short and tall stature is dictated by the findings from the history and physical examination.
A particularly compelling story is the evolution of our understanding of Marfan syndrome (MFS), one of the classic autosomal dominantly inherited disorders that is characterized by tall stature, disproportionately long limbs, dislocated lenses, and other connective tissue abnormalities.
POPPIES have become a must-have plant in many gardens, thanks to the olours, tall stature, and large tissue-paper flowers.
Dr Debbie Lawlor, who led the study, said, 'The protective effect of tall stature is unlikely to be the result of wider arteries or to less height shrinkage with age.
Tall stature (more than 5 feet 5 inches), meanwhile, halved the risk in nulliparous women (odds ratio 0.
Sarna has a tall stature in the Sikh politics and is believed to have the patronage of the Congress.
In addition to the early physical signs of puberty, although the child may initially present with tall stature as the bones mature faster, growth may cease early and compromise final adult height.
To investigate whether CNVs play a role in short or tall stature, we conducted a genome-wide association study of copy number in a cohort of children who had comparative genomic hybridization microarray screening for clinical reasons and we observed an excess of rare deletions in children with short stature," said Dr.
Even senior Congress leaders confess in private that had Vajpayee been active, the UPA government would have found itself cornered and thoroughly embarrassed in the 2G debate considering Vajpayee's razorsharp wit and tall stature.