pituitary dwarfism


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pituitary dwarfism

Undersecretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland in childhood, resulting in smaller-than-average stature.
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Open Competition: Provision of services for the implementation of organizational measures to ensure the citizens of drugs intended for the treatment of patients with malignant neoplasms of lymphoid, haematopoietic and related tissue, hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, pituitary dwarfism, Gaucher~s disease, multiple sclerosis and transplant of organs and (or) tissues, in 2015 for public use of the Novgorod region.
Some of the diseases and disorders covered in this compendium include: Hypo-hyperthyroidism, Diabetes, hypo-hyperadrenocorticism, Hyper-hypocalcaemia, Pituitary dwarfism and many more.