Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with hyposomatotropism (growth hormone deficiency [GHD])?

Updated: Jan 24, 2019
  • Author: Sunil Kumar Sinha, MD; Chief Editor: Robert P Hoffman, MD  more...
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Consultations with the specialists listed below may aid in the care of patients with hyposomatotropism.

  • Neurosurgeon

  • Plastic surgeon

  • Radiation oncologist

  • Neurooncologist

  • Psychologist

  • Nutritionist

Brain tumors and/or secondary hydrocephalus indicate a need for consultation with a neurosurgeon.

A pediatric surgeon may be consulted to address cleft lip repair, cleft palate repair, and/or cosmetic reconstruction of the facies in a patient with long-standing GHD.


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