The Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guidelines for evaluation and treatment of adult growth hormone deficiency (AGHD), published in 2011, are the latest authority on how to evaluate and treat patients with the disease.
How will your answers match up with the Endocrine Society Task Force’s recommendations for AGHD treatment? Test your knowledge in this 6-question quiz.
1. Patients with childhood-onset growth hormone deficiency (GHD) should be retested for AGHD if they reach adult height and display which of the following:
A. Embryopathic lesions responsible for hormone deficits
B. Known genetic mutations
C. Irreversible structural lesions/damage
D. A and C
E. A, B, and C
Endocrine Society, Molitch ME, Clemmons DR, et al. Evaluation and treatment of adult growth hormone deficiency: An endocrine society clinical practice guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011;96:1587-1609.