Last updated: Saturday, 29, January, 2011
Clinical history, including family history, and measurement of growth over a period of time.
Pathology tests may be appropriate to identify underlying cause.
Constitutional growth delay
Intra-uterine growth retardation
Pituitary/hypothalamic disorders, especially
|See Hypopitutarism - growth hormone|
Androgen excess, especially
|See under Adrenocortical insufficiency|
Genetic/chromosomal abnormalities, including
|See under Amenorrhoea|
|See under Lysosomal storage diseases|
|Molecular genetics (if available).|