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Growth Disorder

Growth disorders are a type of medical disorder that affects the body's ability to grow.

Growth Disorder

A growth disorder is a condition in which the body does not grow at the expected rate. Growth disorders are usually caused by a problem with the endocrine system, which controls hormones and other substances that affect growth.

Q. What are the causes of growth disorders?

  • endocrine disease
  • constitutional growth delay
  • intrauterine growth restriction
  • genetic disorders
  • precocious puberty

Q. What are the symptoms of growth disorders?

  • slow development of physical skills such as sitting, standing, and walking
  • delayed social and mental skills
  • slow growth from stomach disease can cause diarrhea
  • constipation
  • vomiting
  • nausea

Q. What are the risk factors of growth disorders?

  • family history
  • systemic disease
  • genetic disease

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