Growth hormone therapy at the time of Covid-19 pandemic: adherence and drug supply issues

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  • 1 Endocrinology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
  • 2 Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

Correspondence should be addressed to C Giavoli; Email: claudia.giavoli@unimi.it
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