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Dwarfism, Pituitary

"Dwarfism, Pituitary" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A form of dwarfism caused by complete or partial GROWTH HORMONE deficiency, resulting from either the lack of GROWTH HORMONE-RELEASING FACTOR from the HYPOTHALAMUS or from the mutations in the growth hormone gene (GH1) in the PITUITARY GLAND. It is also known as Type I pituitary dwarfism. Human hypophysial dwarf is caused by a deficiency of HUMAN GROWTH HORMONE during development.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dwarfism, Pituitary" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Dwarfism, Pituitary" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 17 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2012
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