Do children and adolescents with idiopathic short stature show postural alterations? Possible influence of SHOX haploinsufficiency in a pilot study

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Abstract

Needs in terms of quality of life (QoL), consisting of physical, emotional and social domains, represent a hot spot in idiopathic short stature (ISS). Between ISS, it is estimated that 12% can have SHOX deficiency. Furthermore, SHOX deficiency can affect posture and GH treatment ameliorate their QoL. Although scientific research has investigated many fields of the physical domain, very few studies highlighted how this pathological condition may affect posture. The aim of this study was to evaluate postural characteristics in patients with ISS.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-682
Number of pages682
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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