ISSN: 0971-9032

Current Pediatric Research

International Journal of Pediatrics


A case of short stature found to be Laron Syndrome: A case report

Laron syndrome is a rare cause of short stature due to an autosomal recessive disorder that results in growth hormone resistance, with an estimation of 300 cases worldwide. We report the case of a 10-year-old female patient who was presented with severe short stature and found to have growth hormone resistance, and was finally diagnosed with Laron syndrome.

Author(s): Yousof O Kabli, Abdulmoein E Al-Agha*, Mohmed A Shazly

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