When do growth parameters typically fall in children with sickle cell disease (SCD)?

Updated: May 12, 2021
  • Author: Joseph E Maakaron, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Answer

Growth parameters show patients falling below the growth isobars. This usually occurs around the prepubertal age because of delayed puberty.


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