"Dwarfism" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A genetic or pathological condition that is characterized by short stature and undersize. Abnormal skeletal growth usually results in an adult who is significantly below the average height.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Dwarfism" by people in Profiles.
Further delineation of a recognizable type of syndromic short stature caused by biallelic SEMA3A loss-of-function variants. Am J Med Genet A. 2021 03; 185(3):889-893.
[Regulatory effect of faciogenital dysplasia 6 gene on hepatic stem cell differentiation]. Zhonghua Gan Zang Bing Za Zhi. 2017 Apr 20; 25(4):268-272.
Surgical outcomes of Majewski osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism Type II with intracranial vascular anomalies. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Dec; 25(6):717-723.
Mutations in EXOSC2 are associated with a novel syndrome characterised by retinitis pigmentosa, progressive hearing loss, premature ageing, short stature, mild intellectual disability and distinctive gestalt. J Med Genet. 2016 06; 53(6):419-25.
High Incidence of Noonan Syndrome Features Including Short Stature and Pulmonic Stenosis in Patients carrying NF1 Missense Mutations Affecting p.Arg1809: Genotype-Phenotype Correlation. Hum Mutat. 2015 Nov; 36(11):1052-63.
Mutations in CENPE define a novel kinetochore-centromeric mechanism for microcephalic primordial dwarfism. Hum Genet. 2014 Aug; 133(8):1023-39.
Forward genetics defines Xylt1 as a key, conserved regulator of early chondrocyte maturation and skeletal length. Dev Biol. 2014 Jan 01; 385(1):67-82.
Majewski osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism type II (MOPD II): expanding the vascular phenotype. Am J Med Genet A. 2010 Apr; 152A(4):960-5.
Cellular and clinical impact of haploinsufficiency for genes involved in ATR signaling. Am J Hum Genet. 2007 Jul; 81(1):77-86.
Flores hominid: new species or microcephalic dwarf? Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol. 2006 Nov; 288(11):1123-45.