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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 972617, 7 pages
Review Article

Diagnosing Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults

Department of Endocrinology, Beaumont Hospital, RCSI Medical School, Dublin 9, Ireland

Received 6 March 2012; Revised 14 June 2012; Accepted 15 June 2012

Academic Editor: Maria L. Dufau

Copyright © 2012 Nigel Glynn and Amar Agha. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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