SILVER-RUSSELL SYNDROME

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congenital disorder that features short stature, hypertrophy on one side of the body and raised gonadotropin hormones without sexual maturity. Motor development is often delayed due it muscle weakness. There is also a degree of mental retardation.

SILVER-RUSSELL SYNDROME: "Silver-Russell syndrome was described by Henry Silver and Alexander Russell."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SILVER-RUSSELL SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/silver-russell-syndrome/ (accessed December 1, 2022).

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