Short Stature

Achondroplasia and other short stature syndromes
Source/Author: Centre for Genetics Education - Australia 
Web-based (lay)
Overview of skeletal dysplasias, examples of conditions, diagnosis and cause.

An Introduction to: Achondroplasia and other conditions of short stature
Important Facts, Care Needs, Resources
Source/Author: Michigan Department of Community Health Birth Defects Follow-up Program
This resource packet for children and families affected by significant short stature was created as a source of information and support.

Disorders of Short Stature
Source/Author: Human Growth Foundation In layman's terms. Discusses: What Are Growth Disorders? Human Growth Hormone (HGH) Deficiency, Cushing's Syndrome (Cortisol, Stress, Hormone Excess), Hypothyroidism, Nutritional Short Stature, Intrauterine Growth Retardation ("IUGR"), Russell Silver Syndrome, Disproportionate Short Stature, Achondroplasia, Growth Related Disorders, Poor Nutrition and Systemic Diseases, Bone Disorders

Reviewed by: Linda Nicholson, MS, MC 
Web-based (lay)
Written for parents of children with short stature/dwarfism.

SHORT & OKAY: A Guide for Parents of Short Children
Source/Author: Patricia Rieser, FNP-C and Heino F.L. Mayer-Bahlbug, Dr. rer. nat.; Human Growth Foundation 
Web-based (lay)
An introduction to a booklet on short statured children. This booklet can be purchased through the Human Growth Foundation.

Short Stature
Source/Author: Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America 
Web-based (medical)
Evaluation of the child with short stature.

Spinal deformity in short-stature syndromes.
Source/Author: Tolo VT. Instr Course Lect. 1990;39:399-405. 
Review of the spinal problems that can occur in conditions of short stature.

Conditions of short stature
Source/Author: Source of text: Information Guide to Persons of Short Stature, edited by Stephen Pinnell, pp. 2-4 
Web-based (lay)
Description of various conditions that cause short stature including Achondroplasia, Hypochondroplasia, Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia, Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia, Pseudoachondroplasia, Pituitary, Metatropic Dwarfism, Diastrophic dysplasia, Mucopolysaccharide diseases

Short Stature
Source/Author: Robert J Ferry, Jr., MD 
Web-based (medical)
General description of short stature, including the various conditions that result in short stature as well as assessments to determine the etiology of an individual's short stature