Russell-Silver syndrome

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What is Russell-Silver syndrome?

Russell-Silver syndrome is a congenital disorder associated with decreased growth, low birth weight, short stature, and asymmetry of the sides of the body.

Common symptoms reported by people with Russell-Silver syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Russell-Silver syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Genotropin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Russell-Silver syndrome (1)

Data from patients with Russell-Silver syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Russell-Silver syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Genotropin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Russell-Silver syndrome (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Russell-Silver syndrome (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Russell-Silver syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Russell-Silver syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 4
20s 7
30s 3
40s 1
50s 2
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 7
Female 9

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 6
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from Russell-Silver syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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