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Title Pediatric endocrinology : mechanisms, manifestations, and management / Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, Erica A. Eugster, editors ; Brian Brown, acquisition editor ; Grace R. Caputo, developmental editor ; Brian Crede, cover designer

Edition First edition
Published Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (852 pages) : illustrations
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Series LWW medical book collection
Contents Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Editors; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Contents; Section I Genetics in Endocrinology; Chapter 1 Genetic Disorders in Pediatric Endocrinology ; Chapter 2 Genetic Syndromes With Endocrinopathies ; Section II Evaluation of Endocrine Disorders in Children; Chapter 3 Diagnostic Imaging in Pediatric Endocrinology ; Chapter 4 Molecular Concepts And Techniques in Endocrinology ; Section III Hypothalamus and Pituitary; Chapter 5 Molecular Genetics of Hypothalamic-pituitary Axis Development ; Chapter 6 Consequences of Mutations in Pituitary Transcription Factor Genes
Chapter 24 Hyperandrogenism in Children and Adolescents Chapter 25 Endocrine Disrupters and Development of the Reproductive System: A Pediatric Perspective ; Section VI Glucose Homeostasis; Chapter 26 Hypoglycemia in Infants and Children ; Chapter 27 Genetics of Type 1 Diabetes ; Chapter 28 Pathophysiology of Insulin-Dependent Diabetes ; Chapter 29 Management of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus ; Chapter 30 Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Children and Adolescents ; Chapter 31 Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes ; Section VII Thyroid
Chapter 32 Molecular Mechanisms of Normal and Abnormal Thyroid Gland Development Chapter 33 Congenital Hypothyroidism ; Chapter 34 Hypothyroidism And Hyperthyroidism in Children ; Chapter 35 Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Cancer In Children and Adolescents* ; Section VIII Adrenal; Chapter 36 Molecular Development of the Adrenal Gland ; Chapter 37 Clinical adrenal Disorders ; Chapter 38 Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia ; Section IX Bone and Mineral Metabolism; Chapter 39 Disorders of Mineral Metabolism ; Chapter 40 Hereditary Defects in Vitamin D Metabolism and Function
Chapter 7 Clinical Disorders of the Posterior Pituitary Chapter 8 Endocrine Issues in Survivors of Childhood Cancer ; Section IV Growth; Chapter 9 Biologic and Clinical Aspects of Molecular Defects Along the Growth Hormone-Insulin-Like Growth Factor I Axis ; Chapter 10 Physiology of the Growth Hormone-Insulin-Like Growth Factor Axis ; Chapter 11 Clinical Aspects of Growth and Growth Disorders ; Chapter 12 Short Stature and Quality of Life: A Review of Assumptions and Evidence ; Chapter 13 Turner Syndrome ; Chapter 14 Endocrinopathies in Infants Who Are Small for Gestational Age
Section V Sexual Differentiation and MaturationChapter 15 Molecular Genetic Control of Sex Differentiation ; Chapter 16 Disorders of Sexual Differentiation ; Chapter 17 Diagnosis and Treatment of the Undescended Testicle ; Chapter 18 Androgens and Behavior: Implications for the Treatment of Children with Disorders of Sexual Differentiation ; Chapter 19 Control of the Onset of Puberty ; Chapter 20 Growth Hormone, Sex Steroids, and Insulin-Like Growth Factor I: Metabolic Effects in Puberty and Beyond ; Chapter 21 Precocious Puberty ; Chapter 22 Delayed Puberty ; Chapter 23 Gynecomastia
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Endocrine glands -- Diseases.
Endocrine System Diseases.
Endocrine System -- physiopathology.
Hormones -- physiology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0781740592
1469877198 (e-book)
9781469877198 (e-book)