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alternate case: dwarfism

Growth hormone deficiency (2,676 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

sensitivity to its action. Insensitivity to GH is traditionally termed Laron dwarfism, but over the last 15 years many different types of GH resistance have
Cornelia de Lange syndrome (1,699 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Brachmann de Lange syndrome or Bushy syndrome and is also known as Amsterdam dwarfism. Its exact incidence is unknown, but it is estimated at 1 in 10,000 to
Verne Troyer (1,420 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Verne Jay Troyer (January 1, 1969 – April 21, 2018) was an American actor, comedian, YouTuber and stunt performer. He was best known for his role of Mini-Me
Linda Hunt (1,700 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
married in 2008. As a teenager, Hunt was diagnosed as having hypopituitary dwarfism. Hunt stands 4 feet 9 inches (145 cm) tall. Hunt is an ambassador for the
Jason Acuña (427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jason Shannon Acuña (born May 16, 1973), better known by his stage name Wee Man, is an American stunt performer, television personality, skateboarder,
Lord Farquaad (1,478 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lord Maximus Farquaad is the main antagonist of the 2001 animated feature film Shrek, as well as Shrek 4-D and the musical. He is voiced by John Lithgow
Miniature horse (2,034 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
minis affected by dwarfism for breeding stock registration. In 2014, a commercial DNA test became available for one set of dwarfism mutations. The four
Charla Baklayan Faddoul (522 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
television shows. Charla was born with achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism, and is 4' (1.22 m) tall. Her partner on The Amazing Race was her cousin
Chick Webb (989 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
William Henry "Chick" Webb (February 10, 1905 – June 16, 1939) was an American jazz and swing music drummer and band leader. Webb was born in Baltimore
Alaskan Women Looking for Love (82 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alaskan Women Looking for Love is an American reality television series that premiered on the TLC cable network, on October 6, 2013. The series focuses
Osita Iheme (690 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Osita Iheme, MFR (born 20 February 1982) is a Nigerian actor. He is widely known for playing the role of Pawpaw in the film Aki na Ukwa alongside Chinedu
Kate Wilson (swimmer) (515 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Paralympics. Wilson was born on 4 June 1998 with achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism that affects the upper and lower limbs. She is the oldest of three children
Claire Keefer (513 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Claire Keefer (born 5 May 1995) is a short stature athlete from Australia. She represented Australia at the 2016 Rio Paralympics in athletics where she
Emmanuel Lewis (679 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Emmanuel Darnell Lewis (born March 9, 1971) is an American actor, best known for playing the eponymous title character in the 1980s television sitcom Webster
Wu Dalang (520 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wu Dalang (Chinese: 武大郎; pinyin: Wǔ Dàláng), also translated as Wu the Elder, is a major character in the classic Chinese novel The Plum in the Golden
Count Screwloose (199 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Count Screwloose is a character in the comic strip Count Screwloose from Tooloose by Milt Gross, introduced on February 17, 1929. The count is portrayed
John the Dwarf (530 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Saint John the Dwarf (Greek: Ιωάννης Κολοβός; Arabic: ابو يحنّس القصير (Abū) Yuḥannis al-Qaṣīr c. 339 – c. 405), also called Saint John Colobus, Saint
Deep Roy (644 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gurdeep Roy (born Mohinder Purba; 1952), known professionally as Deep Roy, is a British-Kenyan actor, puppeteer and stuntman. At 132 centimetres (4 ft
Acromicric dysplasia (205 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Acromicric dysplasia is synonymous with Geleophysic dysplasia (or Geleophysic Dwarfism) and Focal mucopolysaccharidosis. This condition has been associated with
Mini-Me (726 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mini-Me is a character played by Verne Troyer in the second and third Austin Powers films: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and Austin Powers in Goldmember
Our Little Family (86 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
series revolves around the Hamill family: a family of five that live with dwarfism. The family consists of parents Dan and Michelle, their son Jack, and fraternal
Andranik Alexanyan (425 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Andranik Aleksanyan (Ukrainian: Андранік Алексанян, Armenian: Անդրանիկ Ալեքսանյան; born 6 May 1998 in Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine) is a Ukrainian singer-songwriter
Tony Cox (actor) (425 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Joseph Anthony Cox (born March 31, 1958) is an American actor known for his roles in Bad Santa, Me, Myself & Irene, Date Movie, Epic Movie and Disaster
Chinedu Ikedieze (736 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Chinedu Ikedieze, MFR (born 12 December 1977) is a Nigerian actor, entrepreneur and serial investor. He is best known for playing alongside Osita Iheme
Tiffany Thomas Kane (782 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tiffany Thomas Kane OAM (born 9 August 2001) is an Australian Paralympic swimmer. She represented Australia at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, winning a gold
Athletics at the 2012 Summer Paralympics F40 (150 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
September 2012. Five throwing events were staged for class F40, athletes with dwarfism. Athletes were given a classification depending on the type and extent
He Pingping (844 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
He Pingping (Chinese: 何平平; pinyin: Hé Píngpíng; 13 July 1988 – 13 March 2010) was a Chinese citizen and, according to the Guinness World Records, at one
Time Bandits (1,837 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Time Bandits is a 1981 British fantasy adventure film co-written, produced, and directed by Terry Gilliam and starring Sean Connery, John Cleese, Shelley
Tigon (779 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
growth-inhibitory genes from both parents, but they do not exhibit any kind of dwarfism or miniaturization; they often weigh around 180 kilograms (400 lb).[citation
Even Dwarfs Started Small (522 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Even Dwarfs Started Small (German: Auch Zwerge haben klein angefangen) is a 1970 West German comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by Werner
VanVelzen (996 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Roel van Velzen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈrul vɑn ˈvɛlzə(n)]; born 20 March 1978), better known as VanVelzen, is a Dutch singer-songwriter. Besides being
Jaan-E-Mann (1,040 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jaan-E-Mann (transl. Beloved) is a 2006 Indian Hindi-language musical romance film directed by Shirish Kunder and is produced by Sajid Nadiawala. The film
Felix Silla (418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Felix Anthony Silla (born Roccacasale, L'Aquila Italy, January 11, 1937), also credited as Felix Cilla, is a retired Italian-born American film and television
Lenz–Majewski syndrome (207 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lenz–Majewski hyperostotic dwarfism (LMHD), is a skin condition characterized by hyperostosis, craniodiaphyseal dysplasia, dwarfism, cutis laxa, proximal symphalangism
Ellie Simmonds (1,128 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eleanor May Simmonds, OBE (born 11 November 1994) is a British Paralympian swimmer competing in S6 events. She came to national attention when she competed
Schlitzie (1,286 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Schlitzie (alternatively spelled Schlitze or Shlitze; September 10, 1901 – September 24, 1971), possibly born Simon Metz and legally Schlitze Surtees,
Nellie Keeler (370 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
circus performer known as Little Queen Mab. Nellie Keeler was born with dwarfism on April 6, 1875, in Kokomo, Indiana. She was the youngest of three daughters
Atacama skeleton (1,132 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the premature human fetus identified unusual mutations associated with dwarfism and scoliosis, though these findings were later disputed. The remains were
Gul Mohammed (191 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gul Mohammed (February 15, 1957 – October 1, 1997) of New Delhi, India, according to Guinness World Records, was the shortest adult human being of his
The Terror of Tiny Town (1,777 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Terror of Tiny Town is a 1938 American Western film produced by Jed Buell, directed by Sam Newfield, and starring Billy Curtis. It is the world's only
Gary Coleman (4,714 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gary Wayne Coleman (February 8, 1968 - May 28, 2010) was an American actor, comedian, and writer. One of the highest-paid child actors in the late 1970s
Stimmler syndrome (250 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
disorder first described by Stimmler et al. in 1970. It is characterized by dwarfism, diabetes, a small head, and high levels of alanine in the urine. Symptoms
Raoua Tlili (441 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Raoua Tlili (Arabic: روعة التليلي‎; born October 5, 1989) is a Paralympian athlete from Tunisia competing mainly in category F41 shot put and discus events
Lin Yü-chih (249 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lin Yü-chih (林煜智; pinyin: Lín Yùzhì; b. ca. 1972)photo is the former shortest man in the world according to Guinness World Records. He resides in Taipei
Raoua Tlili (441 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Raoua Tlili (Arabic: روعة التليلي‎; born October 5, 1989) is a Paralympian athlete from Tunisia competing mainly in category F41 shot put and discus events
Hereford cattle (1,319 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
udder being of light pigmentation and therefore vulnerable to sun burn. Dwarfism is known to be prevalent in Hereford cattle and has been determined to
Margaret Pellegrini (393 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Margaret Pellegrini (née Williams; September 23, 1923 – August 7, 2013) was an American actress, vaudeville performer and dancer, best known for playing
Foul Play (1978 film) (2,608 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Foul Play is a 1978 American romantic comedy thriller film written and directed by Colin Higgins, and starring Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Dudley Moore,
Rusty Goffe (422 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rusty Goffe (born 30 October 1948) is an English-born actor. Goffe was born and raised in Herne Bay, Kent. He attended Sturry Secondary Modern School.
Benjamin Lay (2,251 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Benjamin Lay (January 26, 1682 – February 8, 1759) was an Anglo-American Quaker humanitarian and abolitionist. He is best known for his early and strident
John George (actor) (580 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
John George (Arabic: جون جورج‎; born Tufei Fatella, January 20, 1898 – August 25, 1968) was an actor who appeared in at least 130 movies from 1916 to 1960
Annabelle Davis (352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Annabelle Davis (born 28 March 1997) is an English actress, best known for her role as Sasha Bellman in The Dumping Ground. She is the daughter of actor
Dick Beals (1,352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Richard Beals (March 16, 1927 – May 29, 2012) was an American voice actor, who performed many voices in his career, which spanned the period from the early
Quilp (697 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Daniel Quilp is one of the main antagonists in the novel The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens, written in 1840. Quilp is a vicious, ill-tempered and
Marjaavaan (2,212 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marjaavaan (transl. I will die) is a 2019 Indian Hindi-language romantic action film written by Milap Milan Zaveri. It is directed by Zaveri and produced
François de Cuvilliés (741 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
François de Cuvilliés, sometimes referred to as the Elder (23 October 1695, Soignies, Hainaut — 14 April 1768, Munich), was a Belgian-born Bavarian decorative
Ruth Duccini (449 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ruth Leone Duccini (née Robinson; July 23, 1918 – January 16, 2014) was an American actress. Ruth is best known as the penultimate surviving Munchkin from
Ruth Duccini (449 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ruth Leone Duccini (née Robinson; July 23, 1918 – January 16, 2014) was an American actress. Ruth is best known as the penultimate surviving Munchkin from
Pauline Musters (85 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pauline Musters (February 26, 1876 – March 1, 1895) was a Dutch woman. She is recognized by the Guinness World Records as the shortest woman ever recorded
Grumpy Cat (3,249 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"grumpy" facial appearance, which was caused by an underbite and feline dwarfism. She came to prominence when a photograph of her was posted on September
Samoyed dog (2,252 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Due to a genetic defect at the COL2A1 locus occurs on disproportionate dwarfism with short limbs in connection with cataracts, malformations of the retina
Lauritta Onye (760 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lauritta Onye (born 4 January 1984) is a Paralympian athlete who competes in F40 classification throwing events. She competed at the 2016 Summer Paralympics
Meinhardt Raabe (1,003 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Meinhardt Frank Raabe (/ˈmaɪnˌhɑːrt ˈrɑːbi/; September 2, 1915 – April 9, 2010) was an American actor. He was one of the last surviving Munchkin-actors
Junrey Balawing (470 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Junrey Balawing (/dʒuːnˈriː/ joon-REE; Tagalog pronunciation: [dʒunˈrɪ bɐˈlawɪŋ] (listen); born June 12, 1993 – July 28, 2020) was a Filipino record holder
Pachygyria (2,538 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
repeated aspiration pneumonia. Microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism (MOPD) type II is an autosomal multisystem disorder including severe pre-
Tom Shakespeare (683 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir Thomas William Shakespeare, 3rd Baronet FBA (born 11 May 1966), better known as Tom Shakespeare, is an English sociologist and bioethicist. He has
Jordan Prentice (230 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jordan Prentice (born January 30, 1973) is a Canadian actor. A self-described "person of short stature", he is known for his portrayal of Rock in American
Selene Luna (180 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Selene Luna (born September 19, 1971, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico) is a Mexican-American actress, comedian, burlesque performer, and model known for
Clarence Swensen (243 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
August Clarence Swensen (December 29, 1917 – February 25, 2009) was an American actor and was one of the last surviving Munchkins from the 1939 film The
Leigh Gill (67 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Leigh Gill is an English actor. He is best known for his roles in Joker and Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones (2016) Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find
Clarence Chesterfield Howerton (1,959 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Clarence Chesterfield Howerton (February 9, 1913 – November 18, 1975), also known as Major Mite, was an American circus performer who starred in the sideshow
Kyron Duke (451 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in Pontnewydd near Cwmbran. He was born with achondroplasia a form of dwarfism. His older cousin Gareth Duke also has the same condition and represented
Helena Antonia (164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Helena Antonia (1550–1595) was a bearded female court dwarf of Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress and was a favorite of Margaret of Austria, Queen of
Athletics at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Women's javelin throw F40 (68 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Women's javelin throw F40 event for les autres (athletes with dwarfism) was held at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in the Athens Olympic Stadium. It was
Karl Slover (618 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Diagnosed at an early age with pituitary dwarfism, Slover was barely two feet tall by his eighth birthday. Dwarfism was not a family trait; his father stood
Maria Bárbola (193 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
unusual way for a person in her position at the time. While people with dwarfism normally did not enjoy much respect in the 17th century and were often
Eeny Teeny Maya Moe (1,183 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Eeny Teeny Maya Moe" is the sixteenth episode of The Simpsons' twentieth season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on April
Rick Howland (492 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Richard "Rick" Howland is a Canadian actor known for his role as Trick on Lost Girl and Harry Buttman (a parody of Gary Bettman) in Bon Cop, Bad Cop. Howland's
Angelo Muscat (328 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Angelo Muscat (24 September 1930 – 10 October 1977) was a Maltese English film and television character actor. He is primarily recalled for his role as
María Elena Saldaña (491 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
María Elena Saldaña, also known as La Güereja, is a Mexican television actress whose career dates back to the mid-1980s. Saldaña, who is a little person
Menggenjimisu (724 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Menggenjimisu (Chinese: 孟根吉米素; pinyin: Mènggēnjímǐsù) or, in Mongolian, Mönggönjimis (Mongolian script: ᠮᠥᠩᠭᠥᠨᠵᠢᠮᠢᠰ, pronunciation: /mɵŋgɵntʃims/ 'silver
Helena Antonia (164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Helena Antonia (1550–1595) was a bearded female court dwarf of Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress and was a favorite of Margaret of Austria, Queen of
Dorf (character) (287 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Dorf is a fictional character created by comedy writer and performer Tim Conway. He was the main character in a series of direct-to-video films during
Krillin (5,917 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Krillin (Japanese: クリリン, Hepburn: Kuririn), known as Kuririn in Funimation's English subtitles and Viz Media's release of the manga, and Kulilin in Japanese
Michelin tire baby syndrome (439 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ureterocele, smooth muscle hamartoma, nevus lipomatosus, Laron syndrome (dwarfism with high growth hormone and low somatomedin activity), and other defects
Sinéad Burke (818 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sinéad Burke (born 1990) is an Irish writer, academic, influencer, activist and broadcaster, popular for her TED talk 'Why design should include everyone'
Mick Walter (248 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mick Walter (born Michael E. Walter in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, in 1955), often referred to by the stage name Big Mick, is an English actor. He is known
Steve Novick (1,268 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Steven "Steve" Novick (born February 8, 1963) is a former politician in the U.S. state of Oregon and a lawyer and political activist. Most recently he
William Alfred Merchant (257 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
William Alfred Merchant (31 July 1919 – 26 May 2001), was an English dwarf clown who performed under the name of "Little Billy" Merchant. Born in a workhouse
Jack Purvis (actor) (307 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Jack Purvis (13 July 1937 – 21 November 1997) was a British film actor. Purvis was a dwarf, and at 4 feet 2 inches (1.27 m) was mainly cast in roles requiring
Athletics at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Women's discus throw F40 (69 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Women's discus throw F40 event for les autres (athletes with dwarfism) was held at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in the Athens Olympic Stadium. It was
Eric Cullen (681 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
BBC's Rab C. Nesbitt. Cullen was born with achondroplasia - a type of dwarfism. He was born to a single mother and was adopted by a family from Hamilton
Özlem Kaya (swimmer) (378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Özlem Kaya (born Özlem Baykız, February 25, 1992) is a Turkish female Paralympic swimmer. She competes in the disability category of S6 in breaststroke
Mela (1980 film) (332 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Mela (transl. Fair) is a 1980 Malayalam-language Indian film directed by K. G. George, starring Raghu, Anjali Naidu, and Mammootty. This is one of the
Miniature cattle (396 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
experiment.:3 Some, but not all, miniature breeds display achondroplasia, or dwarfism.:xxvi Compared to larger cattle, miniature cattle require less space and
The Year of Living Dangerously (film) (2,458 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Jill Bryant. It also stars Linda Hunt as a Chinese-Australian man with dwarfism Billy Kwan, Hamilton's local photographer contact, a role for which Hunt
Shirlene Pearson (158 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shirlene King Pearson, known by her nickname Ms. Juicy is an American reality television personality. She is a cast member on the Lifetime reality television
Helen Wellington-Lloyd (180 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Helen Wellington-Lloyd, also called Helen of Troy, is an actress originally from South Africa. She is most notable for being a follower of punk band Sex
Mathias Mester (62 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mathias Mester (born 15 September 1986 in Coesfeld) is a Paralympian athlete from Germany competing mainly in category F40 throwing events. He competed
Charley Lockhart (298 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Charley R. Lockhart (August 1876 - 1954) was Texas State Treasurer from 1931 - 1941. He was the shortest Texas elected official at 3'9" (114 cm) tall.
Laila El Garaa (97 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Laila El Garaa (Arabic: ليلى الڭرعة) is a Paralympian athlete from Morocco competing mainly in category F40 shot putt events. She competed in the 2004
Loto (actor) (132 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Suon Bou, known as Loto (died August 7, 2006), was a Cambodian actor. Loto was a famous comic actor during the "Sangkum Reastr Niyum" era, and was featured
Growth-hormone-releasing hormone receptor (1,228 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
associated with isolated growth-hormone deficiency (IGHD), also known as Dwarfism of Sindh, a disorder characterized by short stature. Many alternate transcriptional
Peter Burroughs (224 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Peter Burroughs (born 27 January 1947) is a British television and film actor, the director of Willow Management. He is the father-in-law of actor and
Marlowe Sawyer (362 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Dinklage in the television series. A former nanny for Conor McNamara. He has dwarfism and is opposed to performing surgery on Conor, and as such is frequently
Nephila pilipes (3,269 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(Doleschall, 1857) – (Java) N. pilipes display female gigantism and male dwarfism (see Sexual dimorphism section). In terrestrial animals, N. pilipes have
Fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 (1,731 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
FGFR3 fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 (achondroplasia, thanatophoric dwarfism)". Foldynova-Trantirkova S, Wilcox WR, Krejci P (January 2012). "Sixteen
Athletics at the 2016 Summer Paralympics (353 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ambulant (running) events 40-41: Les Autres (others) (including people with dwarfism) 42–47: Amputees 51–58: Athletes with a spinal cord disability The class
Bartosz Tyszkowski (162 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bartosz Tyszkowski (born 25 January 1994) is a Polish Paralympic athlete and he competes in F41-classification javelin throw and shot put events. He represented
McCusick syndrome (39 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
McCusick syndrome is characterized by short-limbed dwarfism and fine, sparse, hypoplastic, and dysmorphic hair. Skin lesion James, William; Berger, Timothy;
Jeffrey Hudson (1,727 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir Jeffrey Hudson (1619 – circa 1682) was a court dwarf of the English queen Henrietta Maria of France. He was famous as the "Queen's dwarf" and "Lord
No Bigger than a Minute (128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
well as filmmaker Steven Delano's own cathartic effort to deal with his dwarfism, something he ignored for almost forty years. Delano interviews actor Peter
Olga C. Nardone (151 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Olga Nida Carmena Nardone (June 8, 1921 – September 24, 2010) was an actress and one of the last surviving Munchkins from the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz
Merry Little Christmas (398 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
is considered to be suffering from cartilage–hair hypoplasia, a type of dwarfism. Abigail also presents with apparent liver cancer and diabetic ketoacidosis
George Brasno (433 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
George F. Brasno (December 23, 1911 – August 15, 1982) was an American actor who appeared in a few films through the 1930s and 1940s. He and his sister
Rima Abdelli (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rima Abdelli is a Tunisian Paralympic athlete of short stature and she competes in F40-classification events. She represented Tunisia at the 2016 Summer
Richard Gibson (painter) (1,007 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Richard Gibson (1615-1690), known as "Dwarf Gibson", was a painter of portrait miniatures and a court dwarf in England during the reigns of Charles I,
Maisie Summers-Newton (179 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Maisie Summers-Newton (born 26 July 2002) is a British Paralympic swimmer, competing in S6 disability events. In August 2018, she took gold in the IPC
Insulin-like growth factor 1 (3,399 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
a distinctive type of growth failure. One such disorder, termed Laron dwarfism does not respond at all to growth hormone treatment due to a lack of GH
Athletics at the 2004 Summer Paralympics – Women's shot put F40 (69 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Women's shot put F40 event for les autres (athletes with dwarfism) was held at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in the Athens Olympic Stadium. It was won
Zalmoxes (1,287 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Although Nopcsa thought the small size of Zalmoxes was due to island dwarfism, Attila Ösi and colleagues found it was closer to the size of the rhabdodontid
Józef Boruwłaski (1,286 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Józef Boruwłaski (November 1739–September 5 1837) was a Polish-born dwarf and musician who toured in European and Turkish courts. Józef Boruwłaski was
Niko Kappel (213 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Niko Kappel (born 1 March 1995) is a German Paralympic athlete of short stature. He represented Germany at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro
Jason Tompkins (87 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jason Tompkins is a British actor. He is most famous for his role as Robert Greenspan, one of the main characters in the dark comedy series Psychoville
Kovan Abdulraheem (172 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kovan Abdulraheem is an Iraqi Paralympic athlete of short stature and he competes in F41 throwing events. He represented Iraq at the 2012 Summer Paralympics
Carboniferous rainforest collapse (2,195 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
into isolated refugia or ecological 'islands', which in turn encouraged dwarfism and, shortly after, extinction of many plant and animal species. Following
Pat Walshe (1,504 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Patrick Walshe (July 26, 1900 – December 11, 1991) was an American dwarf character actor and circus performer who specialized in impersonating and portraying
The Little Couple (1,596 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
son, Will, from Hohhot, China. The adoption of their son, who also has dwarfism, is featured in Season 5. On October 15, 2013, they adopted a daughter
West African Dwarf goats (692 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
approximately from Senegal to Zaire. It is characterised by achondroplasia or dwarfism, a trait that may have evolved in response to conditions in the humid forests
Paracrine signaling (4,825 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
have been implicated in severe forms of dwarfism: thanatophoric dysplasia (lethal) and achondroplasic dwarfism (viable). This is due to a mutation in a
Imaan Hadchiti (252 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Imaan Hadchiti is an Australian comedian and actor of Lebanese descent. Born in Mylor, South Australia, Hadchiti and his sister Rima Hadchiti are the only
Matina Brothers (564 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Matina Brothers (a.k.a. Matina Midget Troupe) were a Hungarian-born trio of American entertainers known for their short height. Lajos Matina, the eldest
Luis Aguad Jorge (580 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Luis Aguad Jorge (August 25, 1925 – November 6, 2007) was a Cuban actor and salesman who, due to his small size, was better known as "El Enanito de Holsum"
Malati Rishidev (314 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Malati Rishidev is the shortest woman in Nepal. She was born on September 3, 1999. She is 81 cm (2 ft 8 in) tall and her weight is about 13.6 kg (30 pounds)
Lara Baars (265 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
put and discus throw events. She was born with achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism. She represented the Netherlands at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio
Pralmorelin (545 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
under investigation for the treatment of GHD and short stature (pituitary dwarfism), and made it to phase II clinical trials for these indications, but was
Nicolaes le Febure (149 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nicolaes le Febure (16 April 1589 – 13 July 1641), was a Dutch Golden Age mayor of Haarlem. He was the son of Mahu Nicolaesz. of Herzele, and Jannetje
Espiridiona Cenda (266 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alize Espiridiona Cenda del Castillo (14 December 1869 – 11 December 1945), known on stage as Chiquita, was a Cuban dwarf singer and performer. At 26 inches
Charlie Becker (502 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Karl Becker (November 24, 1887 – December 28, 1968), billed as Charlie Becker, was a German American actor. He was 3'9" in height, and is probably best
Mickey Carroll (539 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mickey Carroll (born Michael Finocchiaro, July 8, 1919 – May 7, 2009) was an American actor, who worked in radio and film, and was one of the last surviving
List of diseases (G) (852 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
syndrome Geen Sandford Davison syndrome Gelatinous ascites Geleophysic dwarfism Gelineau disease Geliphobia Gemignani syndrome Gemss syndrome Gender dysphoria
List of diseases (L) (900 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
syndrome Large B-cell diffuse lymphoma Laron-type dwarfism Larsen-like osseous dysplasia dwarfism Larsen-like syndrome lethal type Larsen syndrome craniosynostosis
Big Enough (film) (100 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Big Enough is a 2004 documentary film about Anu Trombino, Karla and John Lizzo, Len and Lenette Sawisch, and Sharon and Ron Roskamp, who are all typical
Jakob "Jackie" Gerlich (870 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
little people to play Munchkins in Oz. Gerlich was recruited because of his dwarfism and was paid $125 a week for his work. Though Gerlich is uncredited in
Fathia Amaimia (218 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fathia Amaimia (born 5 September 1989) is a Tunisian Paralympic athlete of short stature. She competes in F41-classification throwing events. She represented
Christy McGinity Gibel (162 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christy McGinity Gibel (born August 19, 1977 in Burbank, California) is an American actress and reality star known for Death to Smoochy and Little Women:
Holly One (325 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Holly One aka Oliviero Migliore (April 12, 1965 - September 8, 2006) was an Italian porn star who was foremost known for his short stature (around 120
Swiss cheese (106 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Emmentaler. Swiss cheese cartilage dysplasia or Kniest dysplasia, a form of dwarfism Swiss cheese plant (disambiguation) Swiss cheese (mathematics), subset
Sam Humphrey (347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sam Humphrey (born 1994) is a New Zealand-born actor from Frankston, Victoria, Australia. He is best known for playing Charles Stratton in the 2017 film
Edna Mode (7,930 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Edna "E" Mode is a fictional character in Pixar's animated superhero film The Incredibles (2004) and its sequel Incredibles 2 (2018). She is an eccentric
Çiğdem Dede (208 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Çiğdem Dede (born February 27, 1980 in Gaziantep, Turkey) is a Turkish female powerlifter competing in the −44 kg division. She won the silver medal at
Stanozolol (3,236 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
osteoporosis but only as an adjunct, and in pituitary dwarfism (with a specific caveat for dwarfism, "until growth hormone is more available"), and as lacking
Guy Big (323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Guy Big (26 February 1946 – 2 May 1978 at Toronto) was the stage name of Alan Herbert Hoffman, a Canadian actor. He was most noted for his role in the
Jiang Shaoji (334 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jiang joined the campaign of schistosomiasis control. He manifested that dwarfism caused by schistosomiasis could come back to growing state after treatment
Miles Vorkosigan (4,643 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Miles Naismith Vorkosigan is a protagonist of a series of science fiction novels and short stories, known as the Vorkosigan Saga, written by American author
Anders Been (138 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anders Been, (floruit 1709), was a Norwegian painter and court dwarf in service of the Swedish queen dowager Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp. Been
Dorothea Ostrelska (666 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dorothea Ostrelska (fl. 1577) also known as Dosieczka, Doska and Dvärginnan Dorothea ('Dorothea the Female Dwarf'), was a Polish Court dwarf in service
Prune dwarf virus (160 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(PDV) is a plant pathogenic virus of the family Bromoviridae. It causes dwarfism of leaves on certain prune and plum plants. It will also cause yellows
Agnieszka (courtier) (254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Agnieszka (died after 1572), was a Polish Court dwarf in service of Sophia Jagiellon, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg. She was the personal favorite and
Alexander Katan (577 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Alexander Katan (8 November 1899 - 27 January 1943) was a Dutch Jewish physically disabled accountant, translator, and teacher, who was murdered by the
List of diseases (B) (1,028 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Bipolar II disorder Biotin deficiency Biotinidase deficiency Bird headed dwarfism Montreal type Birdshot chorioretinopathy Birt–Hogg–Dubé syndrome Bixler–Christian–Gorlin
Abraham Tuizentfloot (1,550 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Abraham Tuizentfloot, in full Oscar Abraham Tuizentfloot, is a Flemish comic book character from the Belgian comic book series The Adventures of Nero by
Richard Kelham Whitelamb (385 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Richard Kelham Whitelamb also known as 'The Cambridgeshire Dwarf', is said to have been baptised in Wisbech St.Peter, Isle of Ely, England on 29, December
Congenital iodine deficiency syndrome (1,789 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
without outside food sources are most at risk of iodine deficiency diseases. Dwarfism may also be caused by malnutrition or other hormonal deficiencies, such
Basset Hound (3,056 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
olfactory receptor cells. The Basset's short legs are due to a form of dwarfism (see: Health). Their short stature can be deceiving; Bassets are surprisingly
Dev (255 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1990), British actor Aditya Dev (born 1988), Indian body builder with dwarfism Ajinkya Dev, Indian actor Angad Dev (1504–1552), Sikh guru Arjan Dev (1563–1606)
Pee Wee Marquette (736 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
William Clayton "Pee Wee" Marquette (October 10, 1914 – September 21, 1992) was the former master of ceremonies at the Birdland jazz club in New York City
Francis Joseph Flynn (246 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Francis Joseph Flynn (6 October 1864 – 5 October 1898), better known as General Mite, was an American dwarf who performed as a showman at various competitions
Chromosome 21 (2,028 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
syndrome Leukocyte adhesion deficiency Majewski osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism type II (MOPD II, or MOPD2) Nonsyndromic deafness Romano–Ward syndrome
Rampasasa (242 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
floresiensis, concluding that "multiple independent instances of hominin insular dwarfism occurred on Flores". However, as no genetic material from H. floresiensis
SCARF syndrome (1,311 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
acronym SCARF. It shares some features with Lenz-Majewski hyperostotic dwarfism. It is a very rare disease with an incidence rate of approximately one
Auguste Tuaillon (358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Auguste-Ignace Tuaillon, called Boffy, (18 March 1873 – 12 November 1907) was a French dwarf chansonnier. Auguste Ignace Tuaillon was aged about five years
Dwarf killer whale (842 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
make the connection between ecotype C and the dwarf killer whale. Orca dwarfism is a medical disorder that affects killer whales (Orcinus orca), altering
Auguste Tuaillon (358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Auguste-Ignace Tuaillon, called Boffy, (18 March 1873 – 12 November 1907) was a French dwarf chansonnier. Auguste Ignace Tuaillon was aged about five years
List of diseases (I) (570 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Ichthyosis mental retardation Devriendt type Ichthyosis mental retardation dwarfism renal impairment Ichthyosis microphthalmos Ichthyosis tapered fingers midline
Basset Artésien Normand (454 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
France of the early 19th century that displayed osteochondrodysplasia dwarfism. But unlike the Basset Hound, which was developed by English breeders in
Wolves in Great Britain (2,284 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
island. Unlike other British animals, wolves were unaffected by island dwarfism, with certain skeletal remains indicating that they may have grown as large
Mongo (370 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
movie Shrek 2 Mongo the Magnificent, a fictional private investigator with dwarfism Mongo, a character in the film Precious Mongo, a character in the 1974
Chondropathy (294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
epiphyseal plate of long bones during infancy and childhood, resulting in dwarfism. Cartilage tumors Costochondritis: Inflammation of cartilage in the ribs
Oliver–McFarlane syndrome (43 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Oliver–McFarlane syndrome Other names Trichomegaly-retina pigmentary degeneration-dwarfism syndrome
Jakob Erdheim (256 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
craniopharyngioma. He used the term "nanosomia pituitaria" to describe pituitary dwarfism. Uber Hypophysenganggeschwülste und Hirncholesteatome, 1904 - On pituitary
Ampelography (744 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Retrieved: 2012-08-24. Paul K. Boss and Mark R. Thomas. "Association of dwarfism and floral induction with a grape 'green revolution' mutation" Nature 416
Somatotropic cell (342 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
puberty or before the end of new bone tissue growth, can lead to pituitary dwarfism. When growth hormone is deficient, blood sugar is low because insulin is
Kongqiangheia (229 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
rotundata has only three thoracic segments, probably due to paedomorphic dwarfism: other raphiophorid trilobites have at minimum five thoracic segments.