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Russell-Silver syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • Silver-Russell dwarfism
  • Silver-Russell syndrome
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What is the average lifespan for a male with Russell-Silver syndrome?

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What is the life expectancy for a male with Russell-Silver syndrome?

Life expectancy for someone with Silver-Russell syndrome does not appear to be shortened.[1] In 2011, the average life expectancy at birth of the global population was 70 years.[2]
Last updated: 2/14/2014

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Other Names for this Disease
  • Silver-Russell dwarfism
  • Silver-Russell syndrome
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