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As Northern Europeans are currently the tallest people in the world, specific growth charts for girls with Turner's Syndrome from this area are needed. Based on height and weight measurements from 598 girls with Turner's Syndrome (372 from the Netherlands, 108 from Denmark, 118 from Sweden) not treated with growth-promoting substances and without signs of(More)
OBJECTIVE As overweight is a major concern in many children with Turner syndrome, we studied the effect of growth-promoting treatment with human growth hormone (hGH) on body weight indices. DESIGN Longitudinal study of the effect of hGH on weight indices over time in a cohort of Turner girls of different ages. SUBJECTS An index group of 199 hGH treated(More)
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