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Pediatric Endocrinology

A Practical Clinical Guide

Radovick, Sally, MacGillivray, Margaret H. (Eds.)

2003, XII, 582 p.

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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.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » 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

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Medicine

Table of contents 

Part I. Growth Disorders Hypopituitarism Diego Botero, Olcay Evliyaoglu, and Laurie E. Cohen Growth Hormone Insensitivity Syndrome Arlan L. Rosenbloom Growth Hormone Treatment of Children with Idiopathic Short Stature or Growth Hormone Sufficient Short Stature Jean-Claude Desmangles, John Buchlis, and Margaret H. MacGillivray Growth Hormone Treatment of Children Following Intrauterine Growth Failure Steven D. Chernausek Growth Suppression by Glucocorticoids: Mechanisms, Clinical Significance, and Treatment Options David B. Allen Growth Hormone Therapy in Prader-Willi Syndrome Aaron L. Carrel and David B. Allen Turner Syndrome Marsha L. Davenport and Ron G. Rosenfeld Management of Adults with Childhood Growth Hormone Deficiency David M. Cook Part II. Hypothalamic and Pituitary Disorders Diabetes Insipidu Frederick D. Grant Management of Endocrine Dysfunction Following Brain Tumor Treatment Stuart A. Weinzimer and Thomas Moshang, Jr. Endocrinologic Sequelae of Anorexia Nervosa Catherine M. Gordon and Estherann Grace Part III. Adrenal Disorders Adrenal Insufficiency Kathleen E. Bethin and Louis J. Muglia Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Lenore S. Levine and Sharon E. Oberfield Cushing Syndrome in Childhood Sandra Bonat and Constantine A. Stratakis Mineralocorticoid Disorders Christina E. Luedke Part IV. Thyroid Disorders Congenital Hypothyroidism Cecilia A. Larson Autoimmune Thyroid Disease Stephen Huang Resistance to Thyroid Hormone and TSH Receptor Mutations Ronald N. Cohen Thyroid Cancer in Children and Adolescents Charles A. Sklar and Michael P. La Quaglia Part V. Calcium and Bone Disorders Abnormalities in CalciumHomeostasis Ruben Diaz Rickets: The Skeletal Disorders of Impaired Calcium or Phosphate Availability Bat-Sheva Levine and Thomas O. Carpenter Part VI. Reproductive Disorders and Contraception Delayed Puberty Diane E. J. Stafford Precocious Puberty: Clinical Management Henry Rodriguez and Ora H. Pescovitz Management of Infants Born with Ambiguous Genitalia Margaret H. MacGillivray and Tom Mazur Menstrual Disorders and Hyperandrogenism in Adolescence Robert L. Rosenfield Contraception Helen H. Kim Part VII. Metabolic Disorders Hypoglycemia Charles A. Stanley Diabetes Mellitus in Children and Adolescents William V. Tamborlane and JoAnn Ahern Part VIII. Men Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes Michael S. Racine and Pamela Thomas Part IX. Endocrine and Critical Illness The Endocrine Response to Critical Illness Michael S. D. Agus Index

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