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Body segments and growth hormone.
  1. R Bundak,
  2. P C Hindmarsh,
  3. C G Brook
  1. University of Istanbul, Institute of Child Health, Turkey.

    Abstract

    The effects of human growth hormone treatment for five years on sitting height and subischial leg length of 35 prepubertal children with isolated growth hormone deficiency were investigated. Body segments reacted equally to treatment with human growth hormone; this is important when comparing the effect of growth hormone on the growth of children with skeletal dysplasias or after spinal irradiation.

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