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Short stature

from folklore to fact

by Elaine Landau

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Published by Franklin Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dwarfs -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Stature, Short -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Dwarfs.

  • About the Edition

    Explores the portrayal of dwarfs in folklore, the causes and treatment of dwarfism, and the challenges of living in a society where bigger is thought to be better.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 56) and index.

    Statementby Elaine Landau.
    SeriesA first book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN69.3 .L35 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1003009M
    ISBN 100531202658
    LC Control Number96042347
    OCLC/WorldCa35586953


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A touching, tender and at times funny account of a woman's struggle for stature in a 4 foot 8 1/2 inch tall body, Beyond Measure speaks to the heart of soul-breaking attempts to fit an arbitrary and elusive cultural ideal of physical perfection. Being short isn't the problem, Ellen Frankel s: 9.

is a rapid access, point-of-care medical reference for primary care and emergency clinicians. Started inthis collection now contains interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and chapters. Short stature refers to a height of a human which is below typical.

Whether a person is considered short depends on the context. Because of the lack of preciseness, there is often disagreement about the degree of shortness that should be called short.

In a medical context, short stature is typically defined as an adult height that is more than two standard deviations below the mean for age Specialty: Endocrinology. This is a must read for anyone who is raising a child with short stature. It contains a wealth of valuable information about numerous disorders, and a list of different helpful organizations.

The many personal accounts help to make the information very meaningful. This book is a "keeper" to be used for reference in the by: 8.

The prognosis for persons with normal variant short stature is excellent. For children with growth hormone deficiency, treatment with growth hormone replacement therapy typically results in a height consistent with the child's genetic potential, so long as.

Short stature may be a variant of normal development or may indicate a serious underlying problem (Tables and ).When short stature is associated with a slow growth velocity, progressive deviation from the child's previous growth channel, obesity, headache, vomiting, dysmorphic features, or a goiter, or if short height is inconsistent with the family history, a search for an underlying.

Adam MP, Ardinger HH, Pagon RA, et al., editors. GeneReviews® [Internet]. Seattle Short stature book University of Washington, Seattle; Genetic Counseling. A update to guidelines for GH and insulinlike growth factor-I treatment in children and adolescents with GH deficiency, idiopathic short stature, or primary insulinlike growth factor-I deficiency, from the Pediatric Endocrine Society, suggests the use of “a shared decision-making approach to pursuing GH treatment for a child with” idiopathic short stature.

Craig F. Munns, Annemieke M. Boot, in Practical Pediatric Endocrinology in a Limited Resource Setting, SHOX Related Disorders. The short stature homeobox gene (SHOX) is an important growth gene located on the X and Y chromosomes.

SHOX haploinsufficiency is associated with the short stature seen in Turner syndrome, Leri–Weill syndrome (LWS) and a percentage of idiopathic short stature. Equal Citizens Of Short Stature Southern Africa. likes 16 talking about this. Equal Citizens Of Short Stature - Southern Africa is a non profit organisation, with the objective of supporting Followers: Short Stature Related Book Images Fig Failure to Thrive from Chapter Failure to Thrive: Pediatric Undernutrition in American Academy of Pediatrics Textbook of Pediatric Care, 2nd Edition.

Short stature is defined as a height ≥2 standard deviations below mean for the age and sex of a child (or less than 3rd percentile).

Short stature can either be a normal variant of growth or pathologic. Pediatricians should monitor for short stature with serial height measurements.

What is short stature. Short stature refers to any child who has a height well below what is typical for that child’s age and sex. The term is most commonly applied to children whose height, when plotted on a growth curve in the pedi-atrician’s office, is below the line marking the third or fifth percentile.

What is a. Children with short stature who do not fit into the other categories may be diagnosed with idiopathic short stature. This diagnosis is made when no medical cause can be found and the child’s final adult height is predicted to be very short.

This final height prediction for girls would be under 5 feet tall and boys under 5 feet 4 inches. There are a multitude of rare genetic causes of severe short stature.

There is no high-quality evidence to define the optimal approach to the genetic evaluation of short stature. We review genetic etiologies of a number of diagnostic subgroups and propose an algorithm for genetic testing based on these by: Considerations for Short Stature [].

Abnormally short stature may result form a primary abnormality of skeletal organization, growth, or development (skeletal dysplasia - metabolic or single-gene), or from extraosseous defect (nutrition, teratogen, endocrine, psychosocial, or cytogenetic).

Summary This chapter contains sections titled: Definition Assessment of short stature Differential diagnosis of short stature Causes of short stature Treatment of short stature Future developments.

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Evidenced-based guideline for referral of children with short stature and age 0–10 years. a These referral criteria only apply to children with a birth weight ≥2, g. b Children with a. Short stature is a common replacement of the term 'dwarfism', especially in a medical context.

Short stature is clinically defined as a height within the lowest % of those in the general population. However, those with mild skeletal dysplasias may not be affected by : Hyposecretion of growth hormone from pituitary. The European Quality of Life in Short Stature Youth (QoLISSY) is a novel condition-specific instrument developed to assess health related quality of life (HrQoL) in children/adolescents with short.

And he sought to see who Jesus was, but could not because of the crowd, for he was of short stature. King James Bible And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature. Christian Standard Bible He was trying to see who Jesus was, but he was not able because of the crowd, since he was a short man.

Short or tall stature is usually caused by variants of a normal growth pattern, although some patients may have serious underlying pathologies. A comprehensive history and physical examination can Cited by: "I'm Just Small, That's All" was inspired by my daughter who was born with a type of dwarfism called achondroplasia.

As a child and adult her short stature and disproportionate limbs will present her with physical and emotional challenges. I wrote this book to inform other children (from about 3 to 9 years of age) about her condition and to.

She had an initial evaluation for short stature at another institution at the age of 12 years 3 months. On physical examination, Lily’s height was centimeters (4 feet inches), falling. A child who has short stature is much shorter than children who are the same age and sex.

Your health care provider will go over your child's growth chart with you. A child with short stature's height is: Two standard deviations (SD) or more below the average height for children of the same sex and age.

The Quebec's Association of Persons of Short Stature regroups people who have dwarfism and/or their parents, as well as everyone interested to support the cause. The organization was founded inunder another name, by people of short stature.

Little People of Ontario. Short stature is often defined statistically as height less than −2 standard deviations (SD) of the age- and sex-matched population [].Such an arbitrary definition, however, would be inappropriate for the offspring of taller than normal or shorter than normal parents; a more appropriate definition for clinical purposes might be 2 SD below the mean parental SD score (SDS).Cited by: This landmark volume is the first to trace the exciting developments in the field of dwarfism research and treatment over the past century—particularly during the past fifty years.

Betty M. Adelson, a psychologist, has unearthed and synthesized the most significant information about dwarfing conditions, from articles written a century ago to current books and specialized databases. The term "short stature" refers to any child who has a height well below the average for age and sex.

The term is most commonly applied to children whose height, when plotted on a growth curve in the pediatrician's office, is below the line marking the third or the fifth percentile.

A common reason is familial short stature, which means the parents are short. Constitutional delay in growth and puberty is another cause, which means the child is a late bloomer. It’s not unusual for someone who has been small all their life to suddenly have a growth spurt late in high school.

short stature, delayed puberty, or reaching final adult height later than peers,18 In contrast, children with familial short stature are short because they have short parents; the children have a normal bone age and are destined to be short like their parents.

Many children evaluated at a referral center for short. A child who has short stature is much shorter than children who are the same age and sex. Your health care provider will go over your child's growth chart with you.

A child with short stature's height is:Two standard deviations (SD) or more below the average height for children of the same sex and age. Below the 2. 3rd percentile on the growth.

The term short stature describes the height of the person that is significantly below the average height for a person's age, sex, racial group, or family. Growth failure is often confused with short stature. Growth failure that occurs over time eventually results in short stature.

By definition, growth failure is a. Growth in height is a multifactorial process in which 80–90% of the contributing factors are genetic. The genes that determine the appropriate morphology and function of the skeletal and endocrinal system are the most being involved.

Short stature is a clinical sign noted in conditions that intrinsically affect the growth plate, such as skeletal dysplasia, or in genetic syndromes such as Author: Diana Miclea. Get this from a library. Short stature: from folklore to fact. [Elaine Landau] -- Explores the portrayal of dwarfs in folklore, the causes and treatment of dwarfism, and the challenges of living in a society where bigger is thought to be better.

This landmark volume is the first to trace the exciting developments in the field of dwarfism research and treatment over the past century -- particularly during the past fifty years.

Betty M. Adelson, a psychologist, has unearthed and synthesized the most significant information about dwarfing conditions, from articles written a century ago to current books and specialized databases/5(2). of short stature adj adjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (short) de poca estatura loc adj locución adjetiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adjetivo ("de fácil manejo", "a contraluz", "de fiar").

Short stature is defined by an extreme measurement (less than 1st percentile) on a single measurement, or by evidence of marked downward percentile crossing over time.

Diagnosis. Diagnosis of the above should be made using WHO growth charts. Establishing the cause of the short statue needs to be considered in the clinical evaluation and investigations (see Management below). Psychosocial short stature:• emotional deprivation dwarfism, maternal deprivation dwarfism, hyperphagic short stature• Functional hypopituitarism - low IGF-1 levels & inadequate response to GH stimulation• Type1- below 2 yrs, failure to thrive, no GH deficiency.• Type2- in > 3 yrs,due to emotional deprivation.•.