Short stature in Noonan syndrome: response to growth hormone therapy.

  title={Short stature in Noonan syndrome: response to growth hormone therapy.},
  author={Jeremy M. W. Kirk and Peter R. Betts and Gary E Butler and Malcolm David Cairns Donaldson and David B Dunger and Derek I Johnston and Christopher J. H. Kelnar and David Anthony Price and Pattrick Wilton and Group tU},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={84 5},
BACKGROUND Growth hormone (GH) has been used to promote growth in both the short and long term in a number of dysmorphic syndromes, including Turner syndrome. As this condition shares many clinical features with Noonan syndrome, it would seem logical to treat the latter group with GH. AIMS To assess the short and long term response to GH therapy in patients with Noonan syndrome. METHODS Analysis of patients with Noonan syndrome in the Pharmacia & Upjohn International Growth Study (this post… CONTINUE READING

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