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Changes in vertebral bone density in black girls and white girls during childhood and puberty.
BACKGROUND The prevalence of osteoporosis and the incidence of vertebral fractures are lower in black women than in white women, findings generally attributed to racial differences in adult boneExpand
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Differential effect of gender on the sizes of the bones in the axial and appendicular skeletons.
Recent observations suggest that throughout life the size of the vertebral bodies in females is smaller than that in males even after accounting for differences in body size. To confirm these reportsExpand
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Brain infarction in children with diabetic ketoacidosis.
During the last 10 years, five children were treated at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles for acute, persistent neurologic loss during diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). Four were transferred from localExpand
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HLA class II alleles and susceptibility and resistance to insulin dependent diabetes mellitus in Mexican-American families
The role of HLA class II alleles in genetic predisposition to insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) was examined by PCR/oligonucleotide probe typing of 42 Mexican-American IDDM families derivedExpand
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Endocrine Abnormalities in Thalassemia Major: Gertrude Costin, MD; Maurice D. Kogut, MD; Carol B. Hyman, MD; Jorge A. Ortega, MD
• Endocrine function evaluations in 16 patients with β-thalassemia indicate that hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, hypoparathyroidism, and reduced adrenocorticotropic hormone reserve occur frequently,Expand
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A dose-response curve for human growth hormone.
Although human GH (hGH) has been administered to GH-deficient patients for over 20 yr, there are minimal published data on the relationship of response to dose. We have given hGH on the basis of bodyExpand
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Down syndrome and thyroid function.
Thyroid dysfunction in children with Down syndrome (DS) can occur as early as birth. As children with DS age, their risk for thyroid autoimmunity manifested as autoimmune hypothyroidism or GravesExpand
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THE CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF MAGNESIUM DEPLETION IN THALASSEMIA *
(1) Mg depletion in a population of 14 patients with thalassemia was documented by low serum Mg levels, abnormal Mg tolerance tests, and/or symptoms responsive to Mg therapy. (2) The observation thatExpand
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AUTONOMOUS OVARIAN HYPERFUNCTION FOLLOWED BY GONADOTROPHIN‐DEPENDENT PUBERTY IN McCUNE‐ALBRIGHT SYNDROME
A 5‐year‐old girl with the McCune‐Albright syndrome presented with precocious puberty secondary to autonomously functioning ovarian cysts, followed by true central puberty. Progression fromExpand
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Growth hormone analysis and treatment in Ellis–van Creveld syndrome
Little is known on growth, growth hormone (GH) levels and GH treatment in patients with Ellis–van Creveld syndrome (EvC). The aim of the present study was to assess growth, growth hormone status andExpand
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