DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Laron syndrome

Laron syndrome [DOID:9521]

Laron syndrome, or Laron-type dwarfism, is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by an insensitivity to growth hormone (GH), caused by a variant of the growth hormone receptor. It causes short stature and a resistance to diabetes and cancer.

Synonyms:  Laron syndrome,  DOID:9521,  Laron disease,  Laron disorder,  Laron-type isolated somatotropin defect (disorder) ...