Adults with acquired GH deficiency (GHD) have been shown to have osteopenia associated with a 3-fold increase in fracture risk and exhibit increased body fat and decreased lean mass. Replacement of GH results in decreased fat mass, increased lean mass, and increased bone mineral density (BMD).

Body composition after discontinuation of growth hormone (GH) in GH deficiency (GHD).

ANTONIAZZI, Franco;ADAMI, Silvano;ZAMBONI, Giorgio;TATO', Luciano
1998

Abstract

Adults with acquired GH deficiency (GHD) have been shown to have osteopenia associated with a 3-fold increase in fracture risk and exhibit increased body fat and decreased lean mass. Replacement of GH results in decreased fat mass, increased lean mass, and increased bone mineral density (BMD).
growth hormone
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