Tallness or “tall stature” may be a normal genetic trait, but abnormal tallness may also be caused by various disorders. Severe uncommon genetic disorders and chromosomal disorders can result in “gigantism” (in children) and an abnormally tall person as adults ...

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Causes of abnormal tallness include:

  • Normal variation. Having tall parents or tallness in more distant relatives often means tall children ...
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