A Case with Laron Syndrome
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Laron syndrome (LS) is a rare disorder leading to short stature as a result of growth hormone (GH) insensitivity. It is caused by mutations in GH receptor gene and characterized by post-natal growth retardation, craniofacial abnormalities, high serum GH and low insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-I) levels. Several different genetic mutations have been documented up to date. In this article, a patient with LS is reported.