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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