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Excessive growth

Also known as Early physical development, Too big for age, and Too tall

Excessive growth is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with excessive growth often receive hematologic tests, complete physical skin exam performed (ml), examination of breast, incision and excision of cns, magnetic resonance imaging, hemoglobin a1c measurement, corneal transplant and procedures on spleen .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with excessive growth include histrelin (vantas), hepatitis b vaccine (obsolete), levetiracetam (keppra), chickenpox vaccine (shingles vaccine), diphtheria toxoid vaccine / tetanus toxoid vaccine, chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine, mecamylamine, grepafloxacin (raxar), malathion topical, gemtuzumab (mylotarg), gadoteridol (prohance), carbinoxamine / dextromethorphan / phenylephrine and devil's claw preparation .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for excessive growth include race/ethnicity = hispanic, age 5-14 years, age 1-4 years and age < 1 years. On the other hand, age 30-44 years, age 75+ years, age 60-74 years, age 15-29 years, and age 45-59 years almost never get excessive growth.

Age

< 1 years
2.2x
1-4 years
7.6x
5-14 years
5.3x
15-29 years
0.0x
30-44 years
0.0x
45-59 years
0.0x
60-74 years
0.0x
75+ years
0.0x

Sex

Male
0.5x
Female
1.4x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.4x
Hispanic
2.7x
White
0.5x
Other
0.1x
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