hrp0089p3-p253 | Growth & Syndromes P3 | ESPE2018

Tall Stature: A Diagnosis is Sometimes Difficult

Kherra Sakina , Bekakcha Hadjira , Boutaba Mounia , Talbi Fatiha , Behidj Yasmina , Zeroual Zoulikha

Background: Tall stature is defined as height >02 S.D. above the population mean. The most common cause is normal familial tall stature, but some cases are pathological and require special attention.Observations: We report four clinical cases corresponding to four diagnostic categories. We describe the diagnostic approach and difficulties encountered through these cases.Case 1: A boy aged 25 months was referred f...