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16 year old daughter has Crohn's disease and has no signs of puberty should l be worried? Her bone age is 13.

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
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In brief: Proper treatment

Growth and development problems: stunted growth and delayed puberty, are common problems in children and teens with crohn's disease.
These problems are believed to be due mostly to undernourishment.With control and proper treatment of disease, the prognosis for ultimate linear growth and maturity is good. If worried ask gastroenterologist or treating physician.

In brief: Proper treatment

Growth and development problems: stunted growth and delayed puberty, are common problems in children and teens with crohn's disease.
These problems are believed to be due mostly to undernourishment.With control and proper treatment of disease, the prognosis for ultimate linear growth and maturity is good. If worried ask gastroenterologist or treating physician.
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