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Growth disorders

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Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS) | Genetic and Rare Disease Network

Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) is a growth disorder.

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Dwarfism - Better Health Channel

Dwarfism refers to a group of conditions characterised by shorter than normal skeletal growth.

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Tuberous sclerosis is a genetic disorder that affects various parts of the body to varying degrees of severity.

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Tuberous sclerosis is a genetic disorder that causes tuber-like growths in the brain and other vital organs. Some people are mildly affected.

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Prader-Willi syndrome: diagnosis & support | Raising Children Network

Prader-Willi syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that affects development and growth. Early intervention can improve outcomes for children with Prader-Willi.

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Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome - Brain Foundation

Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome (Angiomatosis) Description Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome is an inherited multi-system disorder characterized by abnormal growth of blood vessels

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Growth hormone - Lab Tests Online AU

Why and when to get tested for growth hormone

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Growth hormone - Better Health Channel

Some athletes and bodybuilders wrongly believe that taking synthetic growth hormone will help build up their muscles.

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