Partial gigantism

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М.М. Karimova
Z.Yu. Khalimova

Abstract

A girl with partial gigantism (the increased I and II fingers of the left foot) is being examined. This condition is a rare and unresolved problem, as the definite reason of its development is not determined. Wait-and-see strategy is recommended, as well as correcting operations after closing of growth zones, and forming of data pool for generalization and development of schemes of drug and radial therapeutic methods.

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Karimova М., and Z. Khalimova. “Partial Gigantism”. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY (Ukraine), vol. 13, no. 4, July 2017, pp. 297-9, doi:10.22141/2224-0721.13.4.2017.106661.
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Case from Practice

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