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Question :
Posted On : 03 Feb 2022
A 10 years boy is having severe growth retardation. His other brother and sister are having normal height. His bone is found to be 3 years. What investigation other than T3 T4 TSH we should do?
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Expert Answer :
Growth hormone levels will also have to be assessed to rule out Growth Hormone deficiency.
Answer Discussion :
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emna sfar
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GH, IGF-1
9 months ago
B
Barbara Baugher
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growth hormone bone scan
10 months ago
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Ahmed Hashem
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x.ray for bone aging cbc diff
pelvi abd us
growth hormone

10 months ago
S
Sal Shaw
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together Iga growth hormone provocation skeletal survey
10 months ago
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Ebtihal Khalid
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although the history is breif but nutritional cause is a factor in short stature, screen for infection by doing culture of urine ,stool, &CBC inadition serum transglutaminase for celiac disease and any cardiac disease if present .
10 months ago




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