Clinical, Endocrine, and Molecular Genetic Analysis of a Large Cohort of Saudi Arabian Patients with Laron Syndrome.

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BACKGROUND/AIMS Laron syndrome (LS) is an autosomal recessive disease characterized by marked short stature and very low serum IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 levels. This study assessed the clinical and endocrine features alongside determining the growth hormone receptor gene (GHR) mutation in Saudi Arabian patients with LS in order to establish whether or not a… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000475991

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@article{AlAshwal2017ClinicalEA, title={Clinical, Endocrine, and Molecular Genetic Analysis of a Large Cohort of Saudi Arabian Patients with Laron Syndrome.}, author={Abdullah A Al-Ashwal and Afaf Al-Sagheir and Khushnooda Ramzan and Mohammed A Al-Owain and Rabab Allam and Alya A. Qari and Nouf S. Al-Numair and Faiqa Imtiaz}, journal={Hormone research in paediatrics}, year={2017}, volume={88 2}, pages={119-126} }