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Oxandrolone in low dose for constitutional delay of growth and puberty in boys.
  1. R Stanhope,
  2. C G Brook


    Twenty four boys with delayed pubertal growth spurt were treated with oxandrolone (2.5 mg daily) for 0.21 to 0.65 years. The mean increment of growth velocity was 4.4 cm/year during treatment, which was maintained at 3.7 cm/year after treatment. There was no significant change in height for bone age standard deviation scores.

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