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Title: Transcient cardiac enlargement: an unusual adverse event associated with growth hormone therapy

Author:
Urszula Oczkowska
Type:
Case Reports
Language:
PL
Journal:
Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Year:
2001
Volume:
7
Number:
1
Start page:
53
Final page:
56
ISSN:
2081-237X
Keywords:
growth hormone deficiency, growth hormone therapy, adverse events
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A 7-year old boy who developed transcient oedemas and cardiac enlargement during the first month of the growth hormone therapy in a dose of 0.7 U/kg/week is described. These symptoms resolved rapidly with the dose reduction. No further adverse events were observed.