Action of Somatostatin and Cb 154 in the Diencephalic Syndrome


Increased levels of plasma growth hormone (GH) represent a characteristic feature of diencephalic syndrome (DS) in childhood and may in part be responsible for extreme emaciation and loss of subcutaneous tissue. Somatostatin and CB 154 were shown to lower GH in acromegaly. Both substances were applied to a 3 1/2 yr old girl with DS who was unsuccessfully… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-197508000-00062


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