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When to Consider Hypopituitarism in a Child with Cerebral Palsy (CP)

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Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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A patient cerebral palsy may have suffered damage to the pituitary gland, resulting in single or multiple pituitary hormone deficiencies. Certain findings can help to identify a child who should be evaluated for hypopituitarism. The authors are from Birmingham Children's Hospital and University of Birmingham.

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