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In Reply.—The focus of our study was to assess the role of gonadal steroids in the growth of prepubertal children. Growth following replacement sex steroid therapy and adult heights were of secondary importance.
Projected adult heights based on chronologic bone age at the start of sex steroid therapy are less meaningful than actual final heights because of inherent errors in estimating final heights from bone age films.
SUSANA P. CAMPOS, MARGARET H. MacGILLIVRAY. Gonadal Steroids and Somatic Growth-Reply. Am J Dis Child. 1990;144(3):272. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1990.02150270018013