Growth Hormone Deficiency Center

Growth hormone deficiency—also called dwarfism and pituitary dwarfism—is a condition in which the body doesn’t create enough growth hormone. Our Growth Hormone Deficiency Center covers common symptoms, causes, and treatments for this disorder.

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Growth Hormone Deficiency Diagnosis
Find out what exams and tests are commonly used to diagnose growth hormone deficiency.
Growth Hormone Deficiency Basics
Growth hormone deficiency can happen when the body doesn’t produce enough growth hormone, a hormone produced in the pituitary gland. Learn more about GHD and common risk factors in this article.
Growth Hormone Deficiency Symptoms
Growth hormone deficiency symptoms can vary, depending on your age. Learn about the symptoms of growth hormone deficiency and find out how to recognize it.
Growth Hormone Therapy
Find out the basics of growth hormone therapy, the most common treatment for growth hormone deficiency, in this article.
Growth Hormone Deficiency Causes
In most cases, there is no single growth hormone deficiency cause that can be identified. However, researchers think that a severe head trauma or a tumor may cause this condition. Find out what else may cause growth hormone deficiency.
Growth Hormone Deficiency Replacement
Growth hormone deficiency replacement
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