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Factors influencing skeletal maturation at diagnosis of paediatric Cushing's disease.

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BACKGROUND/AIMS: Growth retardation is a recognised complication of paediatric Cushing's disease (CD), but there are few published data on skeletal maturation at diagnosis. We assessed factors contributing to skeletal maturation in patients with paediatric CD. PATIENTS/METHODS: 17 patients, 12 males, 5 females (median age 12.1 years, range 5.8-17.4) were studied. The bone age (BA) of each child was determined by a single observer using the TW3 RUS method. BA delay, i.e. the difference between...

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10.1159/000101336

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Journal:
Hormone research
Volume:
68
Issue:
5
Pages:
231-235
Publication date:
2007-01-01
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EISSN:
1423-0046
ISSN:
0301-0163
URN:
uuid:9886f662-1fd7-41e1-9c4a-1f6ed0d2e618
Source identifiers:
138393
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pubs:138393

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