European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 164, Issue 3, pp 173–174 | Cite as

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis during the treatment of precocious puberty with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone-agonist: aetiological considerations

  • Fumiko Yamato
  • Junji Takaya
  • Hirohiko Higashino
  • Yasuo Yamanouchi
  • Hiroshi Suehara
  • Yohnosuke Kobayashi
Short Report

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Mami Mizutani Foundation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fumiko Yamato
    • 1
  • Junji Takaya
    • 1
  • Hirohiko Higashino
    • 1
  • Yasuo Yamanouchi
    • 2
  • Hiroshi Suehara
    • 3
  • Yohnosuke Kobayashi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PaediatricsKansai Medical UniversityMoriguchi, OsakaJapan
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryKansai Medical UniversityOsaka Japan
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryMatsushita Memorial HospitalMoriguchi, Osaka Japan

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