Flashcards in Growth And Ax In Children-adolescents Deck (18):
2 types of growth restriction
Failure to thrive: underlying nutrition or chronic disease
Short stature - endocrine
When document height and weight in kids?
Why glucocorticoids bad for growth?
Inhibit chondroblastic maturation
How to get expected height?
Height of parents and subtract 6.5 girls and add 6.5cm for boys
Growth hormone mechanism
New born screening
Failure to thrive is?
Obese is what centile?
What is the major contributor to growth spurt in puberty?
Determinants of skeletal bone age delayed?
Hypothyroidism, glucocorticoid excess, growth hormone deficiency, chronic disease
What causes bone age acceleration
Nutritional causes of growth failure? 3
Micronutrient deficiencies - iron, Vit D
Gut malabsorption - Coeliac, CF, Crohn's
When does growth hormone secrete during 24 hour period?
Endocrine causes of short stature?
Glucocorticoid excess (GP: if asthma every 4-6 weeks)
What do kids with endocrine causes of short stature kids look like BMI wise?
Normal or overweight BMI
Why cushing's get muscle mass loss?
Get proteinolysis of muscles
Flat-lining of linear growth