The growth without growth hormone syndrome.

  title={The growth without growth hormone syndrome.},
  author={Mitchell E Geffner},
  journal={Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America},
  volume={25 3},
The phenomenon of growth without GH has been recognized for over a quarter of a century in various physiologic or near-physiologic situations, including the fetal state and obesity, and in various obviously pathologic states, including postsurgical resection of suprasellar/hypothalamic tumors, most notably craniopharyngiomas, and in acromegaloidism. The mechanism or mechanisms responsible for this fascinating clinical syndrome are unknown. The available data implicate, at least in some of these… CONTINUE READING