The average height for a 10 year old boy is 137cm. The height of a 10 year old boy who is in the lowest 1 or 2% is 126cm.There are many reasons for this happening including a genetic or family height pattern, poor nutrition, chronic illnesses,kidney disease, growth hormone failure, other hormonal causes and long term use of some medicines such as cortisone.There are other causes as well. It would be best if this young boy was seen by an endocrine specialist, a paediatric endocrinologist.
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