What is the role of surgery in the treatment of growth hormone receptor deficiency (GHRD)?

Updated: Jan 15, 2019
  • Author: Arlan L Rosenbloom, MD; Chief Editor: Robert P Hoffman, MD  more...
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At least 1 of 10 of patients treated with rhIGF-I requires a tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy as a result of the adverse effect of lymphoid hyperplasia. 

All mothers with GHRD require cesarean delivery.


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