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The tall girl. Prediction of mature height and management.
  1. M L Colle,
  2. H Alperin,
  3. R B Greenblatt

    Abstract

    The arrest of excessive tallness in girls with hormonal therapy has been reported to be useful, but lack of accuracy in the prediction of ultimate stature based on the tables of Bayley and Pinneau (1952) has allowed only a rough evaluation of its benefits. A series of 40 tall girls were treated with oestrogens and mature stature was evaluated by the method of Tanner et al. (1975). Results were compared with those obtained in a previous study made in 1966 where Bayley and Pinneau tables were used.

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