Pediatric Endocrinology [electronic resource] : A Practical Clinical Guide / edited by Sally Radovick, Madhusmita Misra
- Childhood Growth Hormone Deficiency and Hypopituitarism.- Growth Hormone Insensitivity.- Normal Variant and Idiopathic Short Stature -- Growth Hormone Treatment of the Short Child Born Small for Gestational Age -- Growth Hormone Therapy in Children with Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Growth Hormone Therapy in Children with Turner Syndrome, Noonan Syndrome, and SHOX Gene Mutations -- Management of Adults with Childhood-Onset Growth Hormone Deficiency -- Skeletal Dysplasias -- Growth Hormone Excess and Other Conditions of Overgrowth -- Diabetes Insipidus -- Management of Acute and Late Endocrine Effects Following Childhood Cancer.- Treatment Endocrinologic Sequelae of Anorexia Nervosa and Obesity -- Adrenal Insufficiency -- Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia -- Cushing Syndrome in Childhood -- Mineralocorticoid Disorders and Endocrine Hypertension -- Congenital Hypothyroidism -- Autoimmune Thyroid Disease -- Non-Thyroidal Illness Syndrome -- Resistance to Thyroid Hormone (RTH) and Resistance to TSH (RTSH) -- Thyroid Neoplasia -- Abnormalities in Calcium Homeostasis -- Rickets: The Skeletal Disorders of Impaired Calcium or Phosphate Availability -- Osteoporosis: Diagnosis and Management -- Delayed Puberty and Hypogonadism -- Precocious Puberty -- Management of Infants Born with Disorders/Differences of Sex Development -- Menstrual Disorders and Hyperandrogenism in Adolescence.- Contraception -- Hypoglycemia -- Type 1 Diabetes in Children and Adolescents -- Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Youth -- Disorders of Lipid Metabolism -- Autoimmune Endocrine Disorders -- Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes -- Care of Gender Nonconforming / Transgender Youth -- Management of Endocrine Emergencies -- The Endocrine Response to Critical Illness -- The Endocrine Response to Critical Illness.
- A state-of-the-art and concise resource presenting the clinical management of pediatric endocrine diseases and disorders, this third edition of the highly regarded textbook 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. This expanded third edition includes new topics such as conditions of overgrowth, low bone density and its management, endocrine issues related to sexual identity, mineralocorticoid disorders and endocrine hypertension, and endocrine emergencies. Some existing chapters are expanded to take into account recent advances in the field. Each chapter contains key points, 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. New to this edition are concluding sections in each chapter containing relevant case material and multiple choice review questions. Pediatric Endocrinology: A Practical Clinical Guide, Third Edition is a comprehensive resource for all clinicians concerned with the myriad endocrinologic disorders seen in children and adolescents.
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