Influencing the extremes of growth : too tall - too small
Growth is an important indicator of physical and emotional well-being in childhood. Deviations from the normal range both for height and for height velocity may indicate an underlying congenital or acquired problem. A thorough understanding of the factors influencing the process of normal growth is essential in order to understand the pathophysiology of extremes of growth.
|Publisher||Erasmus University (Institute)|
|Promotor||Drop, S.L.S. (Stenvert)|
|Sponsor||The printing of this thesis and the studies described were financially supported by Novo Nordisk Farma av., Zoeterwoude; Novo Nordisk NS, Denmark; Stichting Kinderpostzegels, Leiden; Slichtlng Menselijke Voortplanting, Rotterdam; Organon, Oss.|
|Keywords||child, endocrinology, growth, growth hormone|
de Waal, W.J.. (1996, February 28). Influencing the extremes of growth : too tall - too small. Erasmus University (Institute). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/22354