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  1. Growth Hormone Tests What are growth hormone tests? Growth hormone (GH) tests are blood tests that check to see if your body is making a normal amount of ... the pituitary gland. Why do I need a growth hormone test? Your provider may order a GH test ...
  2. Isolated growth hormone deficiency is a condition caused by a severe shortage or absence of growth hormone. Growth hormone is a protein that is necessary for ...
  3. Growth hormone deficiency means the pituitary gland does not make enough growth hormone. ... the body's balance of hormones. It also makes growth hormone. This hormone causes a child to grow. Growth ...
  4. ... a condition in which there is too much growth hormone (GH) in the body. ... caused when the pituitary gland makes too much growth hormone. The pituitary gland is a small endocrine gland ...
  5. Somatropin injection is used to replace growth hormone (a natural hormone produced by your body) in adults and children with growth hormone deficiency. Somatropin injection is also used to increase ...
  6. ... is abnormal growth due to an excess of growth hormone (GH) during childhood.
  7. Growth Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... gland problem or disease. The pituitary gland makes growth hormone, which stimulates the growth of bone and other ... of it may be very short. Treatment with growth hormone can stimulate growth. People can also have too ...
  8. ... syndrome Turner syndrome Williams syndrome Other reasons include: Growth hormone deficiency Infections of the developing baby before birth ...
  9. The growth hormone test measures the amount of growth hormone in the blood. The pituitary gland makes growth hormone, which causes a child to grow. This gland ...
  10. ... results from the body's inability to use growth hormone, a substance produced by the brain's pituitary ... provides instructions for making a protein called the growth hormone receptor. The receptor is present on the outer ...
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