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Fig. 3 | International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology

Fig. 3

From: Peak cortisol response to corticotropin-releasing hormone is associated with age and body size in children referred for clinical testing: a retrospective review

Fig. 3

Failure rate (rate of peak cortisol < 500 nmol/L), by absolute weight quartile and indication for testing. Error bars represent 95 % confidence intervals. Total subjects are represented by the black line. Indication for testing was numbered as follows: 1. GH sufficient short stature (n = 35); 2. Probable GHD (n = 33); 3. Concern for multiple pituitary abnormalities (n = 52); 4. Neoplasm with risk to pituitary (n = 50); 5. Exogenous glucocorticoid exposure (n = 35); 6. Known multiple pituitary abnormalities (n = 17); 7. All indications (n = 222)

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