Growth hormone deficiency (GHD) and GHD-like syndromes

  • R. M. Blizzard


The purpose of this manuscript is to provide a foundation of knowledge which will permit the best interpretation possible of the manuscripts which follow. To accomplish this, some salient data which are known will be briefly reviewed, and the challenges of unanswered questions concerning growth hormone deficiency (GHD) and GHD-like syndromes will be presented.


Growth Hormone Growth Velocity Growth Hormone Deficiency Growth Hormone Deficiency Patient Emotional Deprivation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. M. Blizzard
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  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Medical CenterUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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