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References

The evaluations on this page are based on the following scientific references:

  • Hermanussen M, Meigen C (2007) Phase variation in child and adolescent growth. Int J Biostatistics 3:1-16.
  • Hermanussen M, Cole TJ (2003) The calculation of target height reconsidered. Horm Res 59:180-3.
  • Hermanussen M, Largo RH, Molinari L (2001) Canalisation in human growth: a widely accepted concept reconsidered. Eur J Pediatr 160:163-7.
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  • Kientz JA, Arriaga RI, Abowd GD (2009) Baby steps: evaluation of a system to support record-keeping for parents of young children. CHI 2009, April 4-9. Boston, MA, USA.
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  • Redlefsen T, Commentz J, Meigen C, Hermanussen M (2007) Reference values for height, weight and body mass index of German born Turkish children. Anthrop Anz 65:263-74.
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When do we first diagnose growth disorders?

When do we first diagnose growth disorders?

In 2000 and 2001 a survey was performed in Southern Germany to investigate at what age two common growth disorders are usually diagnosed. The diagnosis Growth Hormone Deficiency is found in approximately 1 child out of 4000; Turner’s Syndrome is found in approximately 1 child out of 2000. more

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