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Alteration in the nocturnal pulsatile release of GH during the induction of puberty using low dose pulsatile LHRH: a case report.

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Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical endocrinology
Publication Date
Volume
22
Issue
1
Pages
117–120
Identifiers
PMID: 3884187
Source
Medline

Abstract

A 16.4 year old girl with idiopathic hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism had successful induction of puberty by administration of low dose LHRH by pulsatile subcutaneous infusion at night. Peak serum GH was increased with therapy but more importantly, pulsatile secretion of GH which was minimal before treatment, was restored after one week of LHRH treatment.

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