Growth hormone response to growth hormone releasing hormone 1-40 in turner’s syndrome

Marco Cappa, Sandro Loche, Patrizia Borrelli, Roberto Corda, Romana Marini, Cristiana Porcedda, Carlo Pintor

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The response of growth hormone (GH) to acute administration of GH-releasing hormone 1-40 (GHRH) was evaluated in 12 patients with Turner’s syndrome and in 12 prepubertal or earlypubertal girls. In 7 of 12 patients GHRH induced a definite increase (>10 ng/ml) of plasma GH levels. In 5 patients there was a poor GH rise after GHRH administration (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-6
Number of pages6
JournalHormone Research in Paediatrics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1987



  • GHRH 1-40
  • Growth hormone
  • Turner’s syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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