lazy pituitary

Transient functional hypopituitarism which occurs in children with growth retardation and delayed puberty (constitutional growth delay); persons with lazy pituitary often fall below the third percentile as children and, while reaching a normal height as adults, do so only at age 20 or older
Management Exogenous growth hormone
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lazy pituitary

Endocrinology Transient functional hypopituitarism seen in children with growth retardation and delayed puberty, often termed constitutional growth delay; persons with LP often fall below the third percentile as children and, while reaching a normal height as adults, do so only at age 20 or more. See Growth hormone.
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