Symptom: Tallness


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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:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Tallness (14 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Tallness (8 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Tallness (3 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    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.

    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.

    A

  • Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome ... tallness

    C

  • Connective tissue disorders ... tallness

    G

  • Gigantism ... excessive growth, tallness

    K

  • Klinefelter syndrome ... tallness

    M

  • Marfan syndrome ... tallness
  • McCune-Albright Syndrome ... increased rate of growth, acromegaly-like symptoms

    P

  • Pituitary Cancer ... abnormal growth

    S

  • Soto's Syndrome ... tallness
    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.

    J

  • Jacobs syndrome ... tall stature

    M

  • McCune-Albright Syndrome ... acromegaly

    P

  • Pituitary Cancer ... acromegaly


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