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Table 3 Variation in the management of patients with CO-GHD between the four Scottish centres according to GHD categories

From: An audit of the management of childhood-onset growth hormone deficiency during young adulthood in Scotland

Centres A B C D
  IGHD MPHD IGHD MPHD IGHD MPHD IGHD MPHD
Total CO-GHD n = 130 [32] 32 38[16] 6 26[10] 8 10[3] 2 8[3]
Retested n = 74 [14] 21 27[13] 4 12[0] 4 1 [0] 2 3[1]
 With structural abnormalitiesa 8 13[5] 2 1
 Tumour relatedb 3 13[8] 2 7 1 1
 Idiopathic/unexplainedc 10 1 2 3 3 2 2[1]
Re-confirmed GHD 16 27[13] 3 9[0] 1 0 2 3[1]
Not retested (but on adult rhGH) n = 34 [17] 0 7[2] 2 14[10] 1 6 [3] 4[2]
 With structural abnormalitiesa 2 1 1 3 [3] 1
 Tumour relatedb 5[2] 12[10] 3 1[1]
 Idiopathic/unexplainedc 2 1 2[1]
  1. Data are presented as number of patients with CO-GHD and [number of patients who have three and more additional pituitary hormones deficiencies
  2. aMRI imaging reported hypothalamic-pituitary axial structural abnormalities
  3. bCranial irradiation
  4. cNormal pituitary MRI/Congenital GHD unexplained (no MRI report)/and/or associated with chronic disease