I'm a 4'6 short woman with KFS syndrome, and seeing all the No Neck Ed Memes is really hurtful and makes me feel crappy about my neck and height. : short
In a medical context, short stature is typically defined as an adult height that is more than two standard deviations below a population's mean for age and gender, which corresponds to the shortest 2.
A child can be significantly shorter than their friends and still be perfectly healthy.
Physical Exam A physical exam may help diagnose short bowel syndrome.