Threshold of evaluation for short stature in a pediatric endocrine clinic: differences between boys versus girls?

@article{Lee2007ThresholdOE,
  title={Threshold of evaluation for short stature in a pediatric endocrine clinic: differences between boys versus girls?},
  author={Joyce M. Lee and Matthew M. Davis and Sarah J. Clark and Alex R Kemper},
  journal={Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM},
  year={2007},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={21-6}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the height, age, and sex distribution of children evaluated for poor growth or short stature in a pediatric endocrinology clinic. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study between March 2001 and July 2003. Sex, age, height, and parental height were abstracted from new patient visits for short stature. RESULTS There was a bimodal pattern for the age distribution at presentation. There were no significant gender differences in height z-score or height deficit. Overall, more… CONTINUE READING