Treatment of short stature and delayed adolescence

D. M. Wilson, Ronald (Ron) Rosenfeld

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Abstract

The authors discuss the indications and methodologies for the use of growth hormone and other drugs in the treatment of short stature caused by growth hormone deficiency, normal variant short stature, and a number of syndromes. The goals and potential risks of the therapies are also outlined. In addition, the treatment of delayed puberty in males with exogenous androgens is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)865-879
Number of pages15
JournalPediatric Clinics of North America
Volume34
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

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Growth Hormone
Delayed Puberty
Androgens
Therapeutics
Pharmaceutical Preparations

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Wilson, D. M., & Rosenfeld, R. R. (1987). Treatment of short stature and delayed adolescence. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 34(4), 865-879.

Treatment of short stature and delayed adolescence. / Wilson, D. M.; Rosenfeld, Ronald (Ron).

In: Pediatric Clinics of North America, Vol. 34, No. 4, 1987, p. 865-879.

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Wilson, DM & Rosenfeld, RR 1987, 'Treatment of short stature and delayed adolescence', Pediatric Clinics of North America, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 865-879.
Wilson, D. M. ; Rosenfeld, Ronald (Ron). / Treatment of short stature and delayed adolescence. In: Pediatric Clinics of North America. 1987 ; Vol. 34, No. 4. pp. 865-879.
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