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Short Stature in Children (cont.)

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Follow-up

The doctor or health-care practitioner will monitor the child's growth pattern.

  • For children younger than 3 years, checkups may be scheduled for every three months to measure height and weight.

  • For older children, height and weight measurements should be obtained every six months.





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