Effect of low doses of estradiol on 6-month growth rates and predicted height in patients with Turner syndrome.

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We randomly assigned 16 girls with Turner syndrome, age 5 to 15 years, to receive treatment with 100 ng/kg/day ethinyl estradiol or placebo for 6 months, with crossover after a 2-month interim period. We assessed growth by measurement of the 4-week lower leg growth rate and by height velocity. Bone age was determined at the beginning and end of treatment… (More)

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