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Growth hormone deficiency and combined immunodeficiency.
  1. M L Tang,
  2. A S Kemp
  1. Department of Immunology, Royal Children's Hospital, Victoria, Australia.


    The first description of an association of isolated growth hormone deficiency (IGHD) and combined immunodeficiency is presented. The findings suggest that IGHD should be considered as a cause of short stature in children with combined immunodeficiency before attributing growth retardation to infection.

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