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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: michelle | 2004/11/01

Q.

hyperchondroplasia

my 10yr old son has been diagnosed with a mild form of hypochondroplasia, we are taking him to a specialist for growth next week. can you tell me of any treatments for my child and what about growth hormone. we a bit scared of growth hormone. we not 100% satisfied with what growth council said. is there a specific test done to diagnose this growth problem. they never did any tests, just a blood test when he was 18 months old and that was normal.

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

The best would be to discuss all your concerns with the specialist who has all the relevant information. It often helps to write your questions down in advance of the visit.

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Posted by: dr anonymous | 2004/11/04

There are some good websites you can search on Growth hormone & "Osteochndrodysplasias".

Search for "Hypochroplasia + treatment"

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