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Height and lymphoblastic leukaemia.
  1. J Broomhall,
  2. R May,
  3. J S Lilleyman,
  4. R D Milner


    Two hundred and thirty six children with untreated lymphoblastic leukaemia were compared for height with the normal population by calculation of their mean standard deviation score. As a group, they proved to be significantly taller (P less than 0.0001), which gives support to the theory that growth hormone or a somatomedin may be involved in the development of the disease.

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