hrp0082p3-d1-823 | Growth | ESPE2014

Three-Years Height Outcome During rhGH Therapy in Severe Short Subjects Affected by Skeletal Dysplasias

Massart F , Gnesi L , Baggiani A , Miccoli M

Background: Skeletal dysplasias comprise heterogeneous disorders often characterised by short stature with abnormalities of one or more of epiphysis, metaphysis or diaphysis. Over 200 types of skeletal dysplasias are identified, most of which are autosomal dominantly inherited. Actually, surgery has attempted to correct bone deformities but drug therapy for improving their severe short stature has been rarely attempted.Objective and hypotheses: Administr...