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"Gigantism" in Diseases: Hypotonia

  1. photo Síndrome de Sotos – O que é, Causas e TratamentosSíndrome de Sotos – O que é, Causas e TratamentosTreatment
    Síndrome de Sotos – O que é, Causas e Tratamentos dessa condição que muitos desconhecem. Além disso a Síndrome de Sotos ou “gigantismo cerebral” é uma doençaRead more

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Gigantism, also known as giantism (from Greek γίγας gigas, "giant", plural γίγαντες gigantes), is a condition characterized by excessive growth and height significantly above average. In humans, this condition is caused by over-production of growth hormone in childhood resulting in persons between 2.13 m (7 feet or 84 inches) and 2.74 m (9 feet or 108 inches) in height.The term is typically...More