Aetiology of idiopathic growth hormone deficiency in England and Wales.

@article{Rona1977AetiologyOI,
  title={Aetiology of idiopathic growth hormone deficiency in England and Wales.},
  author={Roberto J Rona and James M Tanner},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={1977},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={197-208}
}
Information on height, sex, age, and condition of mothers' pregnancy and labour was obtained on all first- and second-degree relatives of 140 cases of idiopathic growth hormone deficiency (GHD). Less detailed information was available for 68 further cases, the two samples together constituting all cases from England and Wales treated under the Medical Research Council Clinical Trial of Human Growth Hormone up till 1974. Compared with the Perinatal Mortality survey of 1958, idiopathic GHD cases… CONTINUE READING

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We propose a multifactorial aetiology for GHD which brings it into line with malformations such as anencephaly , cleft lip and palate , and pyloric stenosis .
We propose a multifactorial aetiology for GHD which brings it into line with malformations such as anencephaly , cleft lip and palate , and pyloric stenosis .
We propose a multifactorial aetiology for GHD which brings it into line with malformations such as anencephaly , cleft lip and palate , and pyloric stenosis .
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