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Growth Hormone

  • Fredric E. WondisfordEmail author
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Abstract

Describe the growth axis; review development of the somatotroph; understand the physiological regulation of the axis; review the molecular regulation of the somatotroph; describe the actions of GH on peripheral tissues; understand the normal physiology of growth; understand the manifestations of GH deficiency; understand the pathophysiology of GH excess

Keywords

Growth hormone Somatotroph Growth axis GH deficiency GH excess Short stature Acromegaly 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MedicineRobert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolNew BrunswickUSA

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