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Short stature caused by obstructive apnoea during sleep.
  1. T W Bate,
  2. D A Price,
  3. C A Holme,
  4. R B McGucken


    A 5 year old girl presented to a growth clinic with short stature. Obstructive sleep apnoea was diagnosed. After tonsillectomy her symptoms were alleviated and her rate of growth increased from 4.0 cm/year to 13.6 cm/year.

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