Anonymous asked in HealthOther - Health · 1 decade ago

What is the syndrome where boys usually grow more than average?

I think it is Jacobs syndome.. XYY syndrome.. but wikipedia says that is only a little more than average. what is the only where they get really big ?

2 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Yes it is called gigantism. It is caused by a tumour or either a chromosome disorder. Another thing that causes gigantism is the inability to inhib the GH (growth hormone) when it is produced. This is why the people who have it get very TALL.

    Source(s): MD
  • 1 decade ago

    The most incredible excess height is Gigantism.

    Source(s): RN
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