Pediatric Endocrinology

A Practical Clinical Guide

  • Sally Radovick
  • Margaret H. MacGillivray

Part of the Contemporary Endocrinology book series (COE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Growth Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Diego Botero, Olcay Evliyaoglu, Laurie E. Cohen
      Pages 3-36
    3. Arlan L. Rosenbloom
      Pages 37-65
    4. Jean-Claude Desmangles, John Buchlis, Margaret H. MacGillivray
      Pages 67-77
    5. David B. Allen
      Pages 93-104
    6. Aaron L. Carrel, David B. Allen
      Pages 105-116
    7. Marsha L. Davenport, Ron G. Rosenfeld
      Pages 117-137
  3. Hypothalamic and Pituitary Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Frederick D. Grant
      Pages 155-172
    3. Stuart Alan Weinzimer, Thomas Moshang Jr.
      Pages 173-188
    4. Catherine M. Gordon, Estherann Grace
      Pages 189-199
  4. Adrenal Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 201-201
    2. Kathleen E. Bethin, Louis J. Muglia
      Pages 203-226
    3. Lenore S. Levine, Sharon E. Oberfield
      Pages 227-247
    4. Sandra Bonat, Constantine A. Stratakis
      Pages 249-259
    5. Christina E. Luedke
      Pages 261-271
  5. Thyroid Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 273-273
    2. Cecilia A. Larson
      Pages 275-290
    3. Stephen A. Huang, P. Reed Larsen
      Pages 291-307
    4. Charles A. Sklar, Michael P. La Quaglia
      Pages 327-339
  6. Calcium and Bone Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 341-341
    2. Ruben Diaz
      Pages 343-363
    3. Bat-Sheva Levine, Thomas O. Carpenter
      Pages 365-379
  7. Reproductive Disorders and Contraception

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 381-381
    2. Diane E. J. Stafford
      Pages 383-397
    3. Henry Rodriguez, Ora H. Pescovitz
      Pages 399-428
    4. Margaret H. MacGillivray, Tom Mazur
      Pages 429-449
    5. Robert L. Rosenfield
      Pages 451-478
    6. Helen H. Kim
      Pages 479-508
  8. Metabolic Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 509-509
    2. Charles A. Stanley
      Pages 511-521
    3. William V. Tamborlane, JoAnn Ahern
      Pages 523-532
  9. Men

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 533-533
    2. Michael S. Racine, Pamela Thomas
      Pages 535-547
  10. Endocrine and Critical Illness

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 549-549
    2. Michael S. D. Agus
      Pages 551-563
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 565-582

About this book


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.


Diabetes Diabetes mellitus Growth disorders Growth hormone Hypopituitarism Idiopathic Short Stature Insensitivity syndrome Intrauterine Growth Failure Pediatric endocrinology Prader-Willi Syndrome Skeletal Growth Disorders Turner Syndrome homeostasis

Editors and affiliations

  • Sally Radovick
    • 1
  • Margaret H. MacGillivray
    • 2
  1. 1.Section of Pediatric EndocrinologyUniversity of Chicago Medical CenterChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Division of EndocrinologyChildren’s Hospital of BuffaloBuffaloUSA

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