Growth Disorders

Growth disorders are a broad condition associated with growing pains, hypermobility, or dwarfism. Growing pains are aches and pains cooing mainly in large muscles like leg muscles in growing children. Dwarfism characterized by short stature may be associated with lack of growth or limbs being shorter or out
of proportion with other body parts.

Associated Symptoms

  • Growth hormone deficiency
  • Pain in muscles and joints
  • Osteoporosis
  • Reduced muscle tone
  • Behavioral changes
  • chronic illnesses affecting the lungs, heart, or kidneys

Relevant Test 1

IGF1 & IGF-BP3 Code 1107

Relevant Test 2

Growth Hormone