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Short Stature in Childhood - Challenges and Choices.

and the Center for Child Health and Policy and the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, Cleveland (L.C.).
New England Journal of Medicine (Impact Factor: 54.42). 03/2013; 368(13):1220-1228. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMcp1213178
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ABSTRACT This article reviews evaluation of short stature in childhood and options for management of idiopathic cases (e.g., familial short stature or constitutional delay of growth and puberty), including observation and reassurance, growth hormone treatment, and low-dose oral oxandrolone in boys.

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