A Case with Laron Syndrome

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Özgen İ. T., Kutlu E., Cesur Y., Yesil G.

BEZMIALEM SCIENCE, vol.7, pp.251-254, 2019 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.14235/bas.galenos.2018.2385
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.251-254
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Laron syndrome (LS) is a rare disorder leading to short stature as a result of growth hormone (GH) insensitivity. It is caused by mutations in GH receptor gene and characterized by post-natal growth retardation, craniofacial abnormalities, high serum GH and low insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-I) levels. Several different genetic mutations have been documented up to date. In this article, a patient with LS is reported.