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Title Pediatric endocrinology : mechanisms, manifestations and management / edited by Ora H. Pescovitz, Erica A. Eugster
Published Philadelphia, Pa. ; London : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2004]


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Description xii, 839 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents Genetics in endocrinology -- Genetic disorders in pediatric endocrinology / Amy E. Potter and John A. Phillips III -- Genetic syndromes with endocrinopathies / Patricia Y. Fechner -- Evaluation of endocrine disorders in children -- Diagnostic imaging in pediatric endocrinology / Donald D. Corea, Aslam R. Siddiqui, and Mary K. Edwards-Brown -- Molecular concepts and techniques in endocrinology / Constantin Polychronakos and Zubin Punthakee -- Hypothalamus and pituitary -- Molecular genetics of hypothalamic-pituitary axis development / Phu V. Tran ... [et al.] -- Consequences of mutations in pituitary transcription factor genes / John S. Parks and Milton R. Brown -- Clinical disorders of the posterior pituitary / Gary L. Robertson -- Endocrine issues in survivors of childhood cancer / Thomas Moshang, Jr., and Stuart A. Weinzimer -- Growth -- Biologic and clinical aspects of molecular defects along the growth -- Hormone/insulin-like growth factor I axis / Zvi Laron -- Physiology of the growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor axis / Katie A. Woods and Ron G. Rosenfeld -- Clinical aspects of growth and growth disorders / Robert Rapaport and Deborah A. Bowlby -- Short stature and quality of life : a review of assumptions and evidence / David E. Sandberg, Melissa D. Colsman, and Linda D. Voss -- Turner syndrome / Marsha Lynn Davenport and Ali S. Calikoglu -- Endocrinopathies in infants who are small for gestational age / Mireya H. Garcia, Radhika H. Muzumdar, and Paul Saenger --
Sexual differentiation and maturation -- Molecular genetic control of sex differentiation / Mary M. Lee -- Disorders of sexual differentiation / Mary Pat Gallagher and Sharon E. Oberfield -- Diagnosis and treatment of the undescended testicle / Martin Kaefer -- Androgens and behavior : implications for the treatment of children with -- Disorders of sexual differentiation / Sheri A. Berenbaum -- Control of the onset of puberty / Jean-Pierre Bourguignon -- Growth hormone, sex steroids, and insulin-like growth factor I : metabolic effects in puberty and beyond / Nelly Mauras -- Precocious puberty / Peter A. Lee and James R. Kerrigan -- Delayed puberty / John C. Achermann -- Gynecomastia / Edward O. Reiter and Glenn D. Braunstein -- Hyperandrogenism in children and adolescents / M. Belén Roldán-Martin and Selma Feldman Witchel -- Endocrine disrupters and development of the reproductive system : a pediatric perspective / Katharina M. Main ... [et al.] -- Glucose homeostasis -- Hypoglycemia in infants and children / Agneta L. Sunehag and Morey W. Haymond -- Genetics of type 1 diabetes / Alba E. Morales, Jin-Xiong She, and Desmond A. Schatz -- Pathophysiology of insulin-dependent diabetes / Rosanna V. Fiallo-Scharer and George S. Eisenbarth -- Management of type 1 diabetes mellitus / David W. Cooke and Leslie P. Plotnick -- Type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents / Neslihan Güngör, Ingrid M. Libman, and Silva A. Arslanian -- Cystic fibrosis/related diabetes / Antoinette Moran --
Thyroid -- Molecular mechanisms of normal and abnormal thyroid gland development / Guy Van Vliet -- Congenital hypothyroidism / M. H. MacGillivray -- Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism in children / Scott A. Rivkees -- Thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer in children and adolescents / Andrew J. Bauer, R. Michael Tuttle, and Gary L. Francis -- Adrenal -- Molecular development of the adrenal gland / David H. Geller and Walter L. Miller -- Clinical adrenal disorders / Allen W. Root and Dorothy I. Shulman -- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia / Phyllis W. Speiser -- Bone and mineral metabolism -- Disorders of mineral metabolism / Ze'ev Hochberg and Dov Tiosano -- Hereditary defects in vitamin d metabolism and function / Anthony A. Portale and Walter L. Miller -- Rickets associated with hypophosphatemia / Morri E. Markowitz -- Pediatric bone disorders / Linda A. DiMeglio -- Abnormalities of nutrition -- Childhood obesity / Robert H. Lustig, Chaluntorn Preeyasombat, and Pedro A. Velasquez-Mieyer -- Adipose tissue function and the genetics of obesity / David G. Segal and Robert V. Considine -- Eating disorders : identification, evaluation, and treatment of endocrine disorders associated with eating disorders / Margaret J. Blythe and Lee Ann E. Conard --agement of ype 1 diabetes
Systemic endocrinology -- Syndromes with multiple endocrine abnormalities / Constantine A. Stratakis -- Endocrine aspects of stress / Abby S. Hollander and Louis J. Muglia -- Laboratory testing in pediatric endocrinology / Frank B. Diamond, Jr. and Barry B. Bercu -- Normative laboratory results / Frank B. Diamond, Jr. and Barry B. Bercu
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Pediatric endocrinology.
Endocrine System Diseases.
Endocrine System.
Endocrine System -- physiopathology.
Hormones -- physiology.
Author Eugster, Erica A.
Pescovitz, Ora Hirsch.
LC no. 2003027066
ISBN 0781740592 cased