At what age is growth hormone receptor deficiency (GHRD) typically diagnosed?

Updated: Jan 15, 2019
  • Author: Arlan L Rosenbloom, MD; Chief Editor: Robert P Hoffman, MD  more...
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Newborns with GHRD are instantly recognizable to family members with previous experience because of the foreshortened facies and prominent brow. This is a curious finding, because intrauterine growth is not dependent on GH-GHR interaction.


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