Factors affecting prepubertal growth in homozygous sickle cell disease.

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OBJECTIVE To investigate the role of haematological indices, socioeconomic status, and morbidity in prepubertal growth in homozygous sickle cell (SS) disease. METHOD Height, weight, and haematology were serially recorded in a cohort study of 315 children with SS disease from birth to 9 years at the sickle cell clinic of the University Hospital of the West… (More)

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@article{Singhal1996FactorsAP, title={Factors affecting prepubertal growth in homozygous sickle cell disease.}, author={A. Singhal and J. Morris and P Thomas and G. A. Dover and Douglas R Higgs and Graham R. Serjeant}, journal={Archives of disease in childhood}, year={1996}, volume={74 6}, pages={502-6} }