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Accurate Diagnosis for patients of short stature is desirable not only to further knowledge but also to permit reliable genetic counseling and to provide an accurate prognosis for the patient and his family. Some growth disorders can be definitively diagnosed by biochemical tests or by chromosomal analysis, but for most of these diseases we are only at the stage of describing, often incompletely, their morphology.
The difficulty of making a diagnosis is heightened by the large and ever-increasing number of syndromes that have to be considered and by the horrendous confusion in their classification and nomenclature Dr. Bailey's book is
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Disproportionate Short Stature: Diagnosis and Management.. Ann Intern Med. 1973;79:932. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-79-6-932_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;79(6):932.
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