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Serum thyroxine and thyroid stimulating hormone values in unreferred children with short stature.
  1. G V Vimpani,
  2. A F Vimpani,
  3. J W Farquhar,
  4. J Seth


    Of 449 children aged 6-9 years with heights below the first centile in a total population of 48 221, only 1 had previously undiagnosed hypothyroidism. In a community with well developed health services hypothyroidism is unlikely to be the cause of short stature among primary school children.

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