Child Abuse Topic Guide
Child Abuse: Child abuse is defined as a variety of abnormal behaviors directed against children. It can take many forms. Child abuse may be in the form of:
Growth Failure in Children Growth failure in children may be caused by a number of factors, whether genetic or hormonal. Growth delay that results in short stature is seldom a result of a medical condition that requires treatment, however, hormone replacement therapy is indicated when the child has hypothyroidism or growth hormone deficiency.
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