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

@article{Pasquino2000AdultHI,
  title={Adult height in short normal girls treated with gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogs and growth hormone.},
  author={Anna Maria Pasquino and Ida Pucarelli and Mario Roggini and Maria Segni},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2000},
  volume={85 2},
  pages={619-22}
}
Combined treatment with GH and GnRH analogs (GnRHa) has been proposed to improve final adult height in true precocious puberty, GH deficiency, and short normal subjects with early or normal timing of puberty with still controversial results. We treated 12 girls with idiopathic short stature and normal or early puberty with GH and GnRHa and followed them to adult height; 12 girls comparable for auxological and laboratory characteristics treated with GH alone served to better evaluate the… CONTINUE READING
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