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Variation in lower leg growth with alternate day steroid treatment.
  1. J K Wales,
  2. R D Milner
  1. Department of Paediatrics, University of Sheffield, Children's Hospital.


    Daily growth of the lower leg in a child receiving alternate day oral steroids for Crohn's disease was measured by knemometry. Growth occurred on days free of treatment. This may represent a direct observation of the growth sparing effect of alternate day steroid medication.

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