Gigantism
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Gigantism
Gigantism
Gigantism is abnormally large growth due to an excess of growth hormone during childhood, before the bone growth plates have closed.
  • Overproduction of growth hormone
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Gigantism is a rare condition that causes abnormal growth in children. It occurs when a child's body produces too much growth hormone. Early...
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