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Comment & Response
December 2018

Grandmaternal Diethylstilbesterol and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
JAMA Pediatr. 2018;172(12):1203. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.3737

To the Editor We read with interest the publication by Kioumourtzoglou et al,1 identifying a link between grandmaternal diethylstilbesterol (DES) exposure and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children.1 We certainly agree with the JAMA Pediatrics Editorial2 that this transgenerational association is novel and provocative.

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