Ethinyl estradiol treatment for growth limitation in girls with Marfan's syndrome--experience from a single center.

@article{Uar2009EthinylET,
  title={Ethinyl estradiol treatment for growth limitation in girls with Marfan's syndrome--experience from a single center.},
  author={Sema Kalkan Uçar and Wendy F Paterson and Malcolm David Cairns Donaldson and David Z. Young},
  journal={Endocrine research},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={109-20}
}
OBJECTIVES Tall stature, a major characteristic of Marfan's syndrome, may be of concern to the family, particularly if the patient is a girl. Experience with treatment options-sex steroid or somatostatin analogue-for height reduction in girls is limited. We have evaluated our experience of estrogen treatment in girls with Marfan's syndrome attending the pediatric endocrine clinic in Glasgow between 1989 and 2005. DESIGN AND METHODS Retrospective case note analysis combined with ascertainment… CONTINUE READING

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