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ERIC Number: EJ188754
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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Growth Hormone Deficiency, Brain Development, and Intelligence
Meyer-Bahlburg, Heino F. L.; And Others
American Journal of Diseases of Children, 132, 6, 565-72, Jun 78
Available from: American Medical Association, 535 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois 60610. In order to determine what effect, if any, growth hormone (GH) has on human brain development, 29 patients (mean age 11.7 years) with GH deficiency were selected according to the following criteria: no evidence of reversible GH deficiency, onset of growth retardation in eary childhood, and no evidence of pituitary tumors or other direct pituitary trauma. (Author/PHR)
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Language: English
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