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Disease Laron Syndrome

Name Laron Syndrome
Synonyms Dwarfism II, Pituitary | Dwarfism IIs, Pituitary | Dwarfism, Laron | GH Resistance, Primary | Growth Hormone Insensitivity Syndrome | Growth Hormone Receptor Defect | Growth Hormone Receptor Deficiency | Laron Dwarfism | Laron Type Dwarfism I | Pituitary Dwarfism II | Pituitary Dwarfism IIs | Primary GH Resistance | Primary Growth Hormone Resistance | Severe GH Insensitivity | Syndrome, Laron
Definition An autosomal recessive disorder characterized by short stature, defective GROWTH HORMONE RECEPTOR, and failure to generate INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR I by GROWTH HORMONE. Laron syndrome is not a form of primary pituitary dwarfism (GROWTH HORMONE DEFICIENCY DWARFISM) but the result of mutation of the human GHR gene on chromosome 5.
Categories Endocrine system disease | Genetic disease (inborn) | Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D046150
OMIM® ID 262500
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1. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bone Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bone Diseases, Developmental Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Dwarfism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Laron Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Genetic Diseases, Inborn Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dwarfism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Laron Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesEndocrine System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dwarfism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Laron Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Laron Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Laron syndrome type 2 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes