Genetic Maladies

Smallest girl in the world

Posted 30 Jul 2011 in Genetic Maladies

The British toddler who stands at 22in and may not grow much taller   Young Charlotte Garside loves playing with her cuddly toys and dolls like any two-year-old girl. But at just 22 inches tall, the toddler is smaller than many of her playthings. The youngster, who lives with her family in a small seaside village near Hull, has a rare form of primordial dwarfism that affects only 100 people in the world. She is currently half the height she should be and doctors have told her parents, Scott and Emma, they don't know if she will grow much taller.   Charlotte, 2, plays with her nursery friend Dexter. At 23 inches tall she is far smaller than her...