Laron syndrome

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Laron syndrome

Synonyms: Complete growth hormone insensitivity | GH receptor deficiency | Growth hormone receptor deficiency | Laron-type dwarfism | Primary GH insensitivity | Primary GH resistance | Primary growth hormone insensitivity | Primary growth hormone resistance | Short stature due to growth hormone resistance

Laron syndrome is a congenital disorder characterized by marked short stature associated with normal or high serum growth hormone (GH) and low serum insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-I) levels which fail to rise after exogenous GH administration.

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