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Fifteen-minute consultation: The child with short stature


Short stature can be a cause of distress for children and families. It is not usually pathological, but it is important to identify treatable conditions. This article presents a systematic approach to the evaluation of a child with short stature, covering differential diagnoses, first line investigations and indications for treatment with growth hormone.

  • Endocrinology
  • Growth
  • Paediatric Practice

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