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Linear growth and final height after treatment for Cushing's disease in childhood.

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Cushing's disease is associated with growth failure in childhood and adolescence. Growth and final height were analyzed in 10 patients who were cured or in remission after treatment of Cushing's disease. Seven males and 3 females, aged 6.8-17.6 yr (bone age, 3.3-15.4 yr), had transsphenoidal surgery, which was combined with pituitary irradiation (4,500 cGy in 25 fractions) in 5 patients. At presentation, 5 patients were prepubertal (males), and 5 were pubertal (2 males and 3 females). The mea...

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10.1210/jc.85.9.3262

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Journal:
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Volume:
85
Issue:
9
Pages:
3262-3265
Publication date:
2000-09-05
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EISSN:
1945-7197
ISSN:
0021-972X
URN:
uuid:2e2372dd-6a84-4375-b1cc-161419cf26d6
Source identifiers:
138280
Local pid:
pubs:138280

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