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Growth Retardation: A Paediatric Approach

  • M. Vanderschueren-Lodeweyckx
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Abstract

What is ‘growth retardation’? What is normal growth? What is growth? In order to answer these questions, it is worth rephrasing a sentence of Paul Weiss which neatly summarizes the whole problem: ‘Growth is a word, a term, a notion, covering a variety of diverse and complex phenomena’.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Vanderschueren-Lodeweyckx
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  1. 1.Department of PaediatricsKatholieke Universiteit LeuvenBelgium

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