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Short Stature in Children (cont.)

Short Stature in Children Treatment

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Medical treatment depends on the cause of short stature. For children with normal variant short stature, generally no treatment is necessary. It is essential for parents to understand that growth hormone is not effective at increasing final adult height in children with short stature who are normal (that is, they lack disease).





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