Adult height in short normal adolescent girls treated with gonadotropin-releasing hormone analog and growth hormone.

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GnRH analog associated with GH therapy has potential importance for treatment of short stature in subjects without GH deficiency and with a normal onset of puberty. We treated 10 girls with familial short stature with the GnRH analog leuprolide (3.75 mg, im, every 25 days) and GH (0.1 IU/kg.day, sc, 6 days/week). The combined therapies were started… (More)

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@article{Balducci1995AdultHI, title={Adult height in short normal adolescent girls treated with gonadotropin-releasing hormone analog and growth hormone.}, author={Rina Balducci and Vincenzo Toscano and A Mangiantini and G. Municchi and Francesco Vaccaro and Simonetta Picone and Alessia Di Rito and Brunetto Boscherini}, journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism}, year={1995}, volume={80 12}, pages={3596-600} }