Growth Disorders - Always a Topical Problem

Authors: Ž. Mišíková;  Ľ. Košťálová;  Z. Pribilincová
Authors‘ workplace: II. detská klinika LFUK a DFNsP, Bratislava, prednostka prof. MUDr. A. Kapellerová, DrSc.
Published in: Čes-slov Pediat 1999; (11): 648-649.


The importance to follow up the individual growth curve in every child is stressed. In th e case of growthretardation, analysis of growth curves could elucidate the cause of growth impairment. Some typical growth curvesfor the main causes of growth retardation are reported. Early diagnosis of growth retardation is necessary to avoidlate onset of therapy in treatable disorders.

Key words:
growth, growth retardation, growth curves, growth hormone

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