Hormonal changes during the first year of oestrogen treatment in constitutionally tall girls.

OBJECTIVE Oestrogens are used to inhibit growth in girls with constitutionally tall stature. We studied the changes in different hormones that accompany such therapy. SUBJECTS AND METHODS In this longitudinal study we examined the levels of total insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I), free thyroxine (FT(4)), thyrotrophin (TSH), testosterone… CONTINUE READING