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Old 06-15-2011
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Question Short stature boy

A 14-year-old boy is evaluated for short stature. He has no significant past medical history and is considered otherwise healthy by his parents. He eats a normal diet and has regular meals. His height and weight have been consistently at the 5th percentile since early childhood. His physical examination is normal, with genitalia at Tanner stage 3. Which of the following is the most likely laboratory finding for this boy?

A. Bone age that is equivalent to chronologic age
B. Decreased complement C3 level
C. Decreased serum albumin concentration
D. Decreased thyroid stimulating hormone
E. Increased serum creatinine concentration
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Old 06-16-2011
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Would go with A.

Not growth failure. Likely familial!
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I agree answer A. BA=CA normal GV curve
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A this q from uw as i remember
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