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Overgrowth Syndromes
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  1. J Clayton-Smith

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Paediatricians are often more concerned about failure to grow rather than excessive growth. Bigger is not always better, however, and this relatively slim volume provides a wealth of information about almost all of the recognised overgrowth syndromes. Edited by some of the world’s experts on growth disorders, the focus is on multiple anomaly syndromes which have generalised or partial overgrowth as a feature. Although many of the conditions are rare some, such as Fragile X syndrome and neurofibromatosis, are common enough for this book to be of relevance to the generalist as well as the specialist. Along with details of conditions such as …

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