Table 2

ā€ƒAdverse events reported during GH treatment

Benign intracranial hypertension
Slipped upper femoral epiphyses
Worsening of scoliosis
Gynaecomastia
Oedema (almost exclusively in adults)
Possibly related to GH treatment
Malignancy
Reduced insulin sensitivity
Unexpected deaths in obese patients with Prader Willi syndrome