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Growth (including short stature and tall stature)

Gary Butler and Jeremy Kirk

in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

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Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780199232222
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726194 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199232222.003.0010

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Growth (including short stature and tall stature)

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Introduction 2

Measurement techniques 6

Physiology 10

Growth disorders 12

Causes of short stature 14

Investigation of short stature 22

Therapy for short stature 24

Introduction to tall stature 28

Constitutional tall stature 30

Exogenous obesity 31

Syndromic tall stature 32

Endocrine causes of tall stature ...

Chapter.  8220 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes ; Paediatrics

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