Blood pressure and body size in precocious puberty

H. R. Liker, K. M. Barnes, F. Comite, K. D. Hench, Donald (Lynn) Loriaux, G. B. Cutler, O. H. Pescovitz

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Blood pressure increases with age in normal children. This increase appears to be related to body size. To assess the role of body size as a determinant of blood pressure in precocious puberty, we compared the blood pressure of 81 children with precocious puberty with the blood pressure standards for normal children from the NHLBI Task Force on Blood Pressure Control in Children. Children with precocious puberty had significantly increased blood pressure for chronologic age (p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)294-298
Number of pages5
JournalActa Paediatrica Scandinavica
Volume77
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

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Precocious Puberty
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Liker, H. R., Barnes, K. M., Comite, F., Hench, K. D., Loriaux, D. L., Cutler, G. B., & Pescovitz, O. H. (1988). Blood pressure and body size in precocious puberty. Acta Paediatrica Scandinavica, 77(2), 294-298.

Blood pressure and body size in precocious puberty. / Liker, H. R.; Barnes, K. M.; Comite, F.; Hench, K. D.; Loriaux, Donald (Lynn); Cutler, G. B.; Pescovitz, O. H.

In: Acta Paediatrica Scandinavica, Vol. 77, No. 2, 1988, p. 294-298.

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Liker, HR, Barnes, KM, Comite, F, Hench, KD, Loriaux, DL, Cutler, GB & Pescovitz, OH 1988, 'Blood pressure and body size in precocious puberty', Acta Paediatrica Scandinavica, vol. 77, no. 2, pp. 294-298.
Liker HR, Barnes KM, Comite F, Hench KD, Loriaux DL, Cutler GB et al. Blood pressure and body size in precocious puberty. Acta Paediatrica Scandinavica. 1988;77(2):294-298.
Liker, H. R. ; Barnes, K. M. ; Comite, F. ; Hench, K. D. ; Loriaux, Donald (Lynn) ; Cutler, G. B. ; Pescovitz, O. H. / Blood pressure and body size in precocious puberty. In: Acta Paediatrica Scandinavica. 1988 ; Vol. 77, No. 2. pp. 294-298.
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