Growth Hormone Deficiency
Vijayakumar Madhava
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Growth Hormone Deficiency - Complications
GH is a well tolerated drug and side effects are rare. Complications include benign intracranial hypertension, edema, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, pre-pubertal gynecomastia and arthralgia. Treatment may unmask underlying hypothyroidism or adrenal insufficiency (hence their serial monitoring is very important.


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