IGHD

(redirected from Idiopathic growth hormone deficiency)
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AcronymDefinition
IGHDIsolated Growth Hormone Deficiency
IGHDIdiopathic Growth Hormone Deficiency
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Comparison of growth hormone treatment in patients with idiopathic short stature and idiopathic growth hormone deficiency.
So far, however, only one follow-up study of patients with idiopathic growth hormone deficiency treated for any length of time has reported increased cancer rates, for colon cancer and Hodgkin's disease.
The new guidelines, which were presented for the first time at the meeting, recommend retesting all children with idiopathic growth hormone deficiency as soon as possible after discontinuing the medication.
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