Other Names for this Disease
- Silver-Russell dwarfism
- Silver-Russell syndrome
Your QuestionWhat is the average lifespan for a male with Russell-Silver syndrome?
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Life expectancy for someone with Silver-Russell syndrome does not appear to be shortened. In 2011, the average life expectancy at birth of the global population was 70 years.
Last updated: 2/14/2014
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- Life Expectancy. World Health Organization. 2014; http://www.who.int/gho/mortality_burden_disease/life_tables/situation_trends/en/index.html. Accessed 2/14/2014.