Investigation and management of tall stature.

@article{Davies2014InvestigationAM,
  title={Investigation and management of tall stature.},
  author={J. Huw Davies and Tim D. Cheetham},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2014},
  volume={99 8},
  pages={772-7}
}
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
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 11 times. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 extracted citations

Evaluation of Short and Tall Stature in Children.

American family physician • 2015
View 7 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

What treatment for a child with tall stature?

Annales d'endocrinologie • 2017
View 2 Excerpts

Gigantism: X-linked acrogigantism and GPR101 mutations.

Growth hormone & IGF research : official journal of the Growth Hormone Research Society and the International IGF Research Society • 2016

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 21 references

Genetics of obesity and overgrowth syndromes.

Best practice & research. Clinical endocrinology & metabolism • 2011

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…