Investigation and management of tall stature

  title={Investigation and management of tall stature},
  author={J. Davies and T. Cheetham},
  journal={Archives of Disease in Childhood},
  pages={772 - 777}
  • J. Davies, T. Cheetham
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Disease in Childhood
  • Referral for an assessment of tall stature is much less common than for short stature. Although the commonest cause is an underlying familial tendency to tallness, there are important disorders that should be considered at the initial assessment. Distinguishing these conditions from normal variations of growth is the key objective when managing the child and family. In some children, further targeted investigations will be needed and in rare instances intervention to limit final height may be… CONTINUE READING
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