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TitlePediatric Endocrinology [electronic resource] : A Practical Clinical Guide / edited by Sally Radovick, Margaret H. MacGillivray
ImprintTotowa, NJ : Humana Press : Imprint: Humana Press, 2003
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Descript XII, 582 p. online resource


An up-to-date and concise guide to the clinical management of pediatric endocrine disorders. The text covers the most common and challenging conditions seen by practicing endocrinologists and primary care physicians, including growth, hypothalamic, pituitary, adrenal, thyroid, calcium and bone, and reproductive disorders, as well as metabolic syndromes. Each chapter contains an introductory discussion of the problem, a review of the clinical features that characterize it, the criteria needed to establish a diagnosis, and a comprehensive therapy section delineating the risks and benefits of the best therapeutic options available. Invaluable tables summarize the critical factors in etiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and therapeutic dosages


I Growth Disorders -- 1 Hypopituitarism -- 2 Growth Hormone Insensitivity Syndrome -- 3 Growth Hormone Treatment of Children with Idiopathic Short Stature or Growth Hormone Sufficient Growth Failure -- 4 Growth Hormone Treatment of Children Following Intrauterine Growth Failure -- 5 Growth Suppression by Glucocorticoids: Mechanisms, Clinical Significance, and Treatment Options -- 6 Growth Hormone Therapy in Prader-Willi Syndrome -- 7 Turner Syndrome -- 8 Management of Adults with Childhood Growth Hormone Deficiency -- II Hypothalamic and Pituitary Disorders -- 9 Diabetes Insipidus -- 10 Management of Endocrine Dysfunction Following Brain Tumor Treatment -- 11 Endocrinologic Sequelae of Anorexia Nervosa -- III Adrenal Disorders -- 12 Adrenal Insufficiency -- 13 Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia -- 14 Cushing Syndrome in Childhood -- 15 Mineralocorticoid Disorders -- IV Thyroid Disorders -- 16 Congenital Hypothyroidism -- 17 Autoimmune Thyroid Disease -- 18 Resistance to Thyroid Hormone and TSH Receptor Mutations -- 19 Thyroid Cancer in Children and Adolescents -- V Calcium and Bone Disorders -- 20 Abnormalities in Calcium Homeostasis -- 21 Rickets: The Skeletal Disorders of Impaired Calcium or Phosphate Availability -- VI Reproductive Disorders and Contraception -- 22 Delayed Puberty -- 23 Precocious Puberty: Clinical Management -- 24 Management of Infants Born with Ambiguous Genitalia -- 25 Menstrual Disorders and Hyperandrogenism in Adolescence -- 26 Contraception -- VII Metabolic Disorders -- 27 Hypoglycemia -- 28 Diabetes Mellitus in Children and Adolescents -- VIII Men -- 29 Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes -- IX Endocrine and Critical Illness -- 30 The Endocrine Response to Critical Illness

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