In humans, dwarfism is sometimes defined as an adult height of less than 4 feet 10 inches (58 in; 147 cm).Dwarfism can be caused by more than 300 distinct medical conditions. people with growth hormone deficiency may have low energy levels, increased body fat, weak bones (osteoporosis), dry skin, reduced muscle strength and high cholesterol. A normal-length trunk with short arms and legs, a large head with a prominent forehead and flat nasal bridge, short fingers and toes. Growth hormone deficiency is usually diagnosed using growth hormone stimulation tests.Medicine is injected into a vein to cause growth hormone levels in the blood to increase.
If the level of growth hormone is found to be lower than normal, it indicates growth hormone deficiency. In Germany for investigating the frequency of AGS (CAH), PP, PCH, MB, UTS, and GHD among children and adolescents. Our data shows that these disorders occur in approx. 2,700 children per year in total Germany, and about 12 000 of these children need to be treated in specialized paediatric endocrinological centres.