Dwarfism

What it is and how it happens

What is Dwarfism

Dwarfism occurs when an individual person or animal is short in stature resulting from a medical condition caused by abnormal growth.

What causes Dwarfism.

Dwarfism is caused by more than 200 medical conditions so that the characteristics of one individual vary greatly. One of the causes though is GHD (Growth Hormone Deficiency) which is when the body does not produce the needed amount of growth hormones. Growth hormone also called somatotropin is a polypeptide hormone that stimulates growth.

Common signs of Dwarfism

The common signs of dwarfism besides some weird bone positions or length of body is the way their fingers look and the size of there forehead. Inorder to be considered a dwarf you have to be 4'11" or shorter.
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Is there a cure for dwarfism?

There is no cure for Dwarfism because it is a genetic disease that is very difficult to trace. There is also no medicine for them to take.
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