Growth failure and pituitary function in CHARGE and VATER associations.

  title={Growth failure and pituitary function in CHARGE and VATER associations.},
  author={Vaman V. Khadilkar and Fergus J Cameron and Richard G. Stanhope},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={80 2},
Growth failure and anterior pituitary dysfunction are clinical features of the CHARGE and VATER associations. This study investigated pituitary dysfunction as a potential cause of poor growth in a series of four and three patients with the CHARGE and VATER associations, respectively, who had height standard deviation scores (SDS) less than-2. Five of the seven patients had associated subnormal growth velocity SDS. Patients were investigated with a combination of dynamic and basal endocrine… CONTINUE READING


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