Tallness: Excessive body height.
Introduction: Although a large body size can simply be within the normal ranges, it may also indicate various possible medical conditions. Conditions that lead to excessive growth during childhood may be genetic, metabolic, or simple environmental issues. Excessive growth can also occur in adults. Any growth abnormality needs careful professional medical investigation.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Tallness:
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Tallness type of: Body symptoms (150), Growth symptoms (57)
Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions
Possible causes of symptom: Tallness: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Tallness as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Normal genetic variation
- Early puberty
- Chromosome disorders
- Hormonal disorders (type of Endocrine disorders)
Conditions listing symptoms: Tallness: The following list of conditions have 'Tallness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Conditions listing complications: Tallness: The following list of conditions have 'Tallness' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Medical Tools & Articles:
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- Prevention Center
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