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Growth Failure in Children (cont.)

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growth failure in children, slow growth velocity, short stature, growth hormone, GH, GH deficiency, growth hormone deficiency, delayed growth, failure to thrive, thyroid hormone deficiency, hypothyroidism, Growth Hormone Insensitivity Syndrome

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Short stature may be the normal expression of genetic potential, in which case the growth rate is normal, or it may be the result of a condition that causes growth failure with a lower-than-normal growth rate.

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