Mitchell Geffner, Author at Cancer Therapy Advisor

Mitchell Geffner

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Short Stature: Non-Endocrine Causes

Are You Sure the Patient Has Short Stature? Evaluation of the Child with Short Stature A child who is 2 standard deviations (SD) or more below the mean height for children of that sex and chronological age (and ideally of the same racial-ethnic group) is said to have short stature. A single measurement of height…

Short Stature: Endocrine Causes

Evaluation of the child with short stature Definition A child who is 2 standard deviations (SD) or more below the mean height for children of that sex and chronological age (and ideally of the same racial-ethnic group) is said to have short stature. A single measurement of height is much less reliable in assessing growth…

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