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Growth hormone therapy of Turner's syndrome: beneficial effect on adult height.

Authors
  • Rosenfeld, R G
  • Attie, K M
  • Frane, J
  • Brasel, J A
  • Burstein, S
  • Cara, J F
  • Chernausek, S
  • Gotlin, R W
  • Kuntze, J
  • Lippe, B M
  • Mahoney, C P
  • Moore, W V
  • Saenger, P
  • Johanson, A J
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Pediatrics
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Feb 01, 1998
Volume
132
Issue
2
Pages
319–324
Identifiers
PMID: 9506648
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

GH, either alone or in combination with OX, is capable of stimulating short-term growth and augmenting adult height in girls with TS. With early diagnosis and initiation of treatment, an adult height of more than 150 cm is a reasonable goal for most girls with TS.

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