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In Reply.—Dr Solky's remarks are not discordant with what I wrote in "The Syndrome of Abuse Dwarfism." Food deprivation must always be suspected in child abuse. It is still necessary to ascertain in detail the biological mechanisms whereby, among other things, food deprivation is translated into growth failure and pubertal failure instead of into wasting and death.
MONEY J. Abuse Dwarfism-Reply. Am J Dis Child. 1978;132(7):724. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1978.02120320084027
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