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Growth Failure in Children (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Stephen Kemp, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Arkansas and Arkansas Children's Hospital.

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

Previous contributing editors:

Editors: Arthur B Chausmer, MD, PhD, FACP, FACE, FACN, CNS, Affiliate Research Professor, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program, School of Computational Sciences; Principal, C/A Informatics, LLC; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; George T Griffing, MD, Director, Division of General Internal Medicine, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, St Louis University.


Last Editorial Review: 7/11/2008

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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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