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Case Based Reviews in Pediatric Endocrinology

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  • Authors: Vandana Jain, Ram K Menon
  • ISBN: 9789351523635
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: January 31, 2015
  • Format: Paperback – 320 pages
  • Language: English

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Presented in case study format, this book is a comprehensive guide to endocrine disorders in children.

Divided into seven sections, it covers all major endocrine problems in infants, children and adolescents, including growth, puberty, obesity, metabolic syndrome, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, fluid and electrolyte balance, hypoglycaemia, calcium metabolism, and sexual development disorders. The final section discusses radiological and nuclear imaging.

Written by experienced paediatric endocrinologists from Asia, USA, UK and South Africa, each topic features algorithms for evaluation and management, as well as diagrams and tables, to enhance learning.

Key Features
  • Comprehensive guide to paediatric endocrine disorders
  • Covers all major endocrine problems in infants, children and adolescents
  • Author and editor team from Asia, USA, UK and South Africa
  • Each topic features algorithms for evaluation and management
Table of Contents
  1. Section 1: Disorders of Growth, Sexual Development, and Puberty
    1. Short Stature
    2. Disorders of Sex Development
    3. Puberty and its Disorders
    4. Hyperandrogenism in Girls
  2. Section 2: Disorders of Thyroid and Adrenal Glands
    1. Thyroid Disease
    2. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
    3. Adrenal Insufficiency
    4. Cushing Syndrome
    5. Pheochromocytoma in Children and Adolescents
  3. Section 3: Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism
    1. Hypoglycemia in Infants and Children
    2. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
    3. Monogenic and Neonatal Diabetes
  4. Section 4: Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    1. Obesity and its Complications Including Impaired Glucose Tolerance and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    2. Metabolic Syndrome in Children and Adolescents
    3. Genetic/Syndromic Obesity: Prader-Willi Syndrome
  5. Section 5: Disorders of Water, Electrolyte, and Mineral Balance
    1. Endocrine Causes of Disturbed Water and Sodium Homeostasis
    2. Hypocalcemia in Neonatal Period
    3. Hypocalcemia in Older Children
    4. Rickets
    5. Hypercalcemia in Children
  6. Section 6: Endocrine Manifestations of Systemic Diseases and Inborn Errors of Metabolism
    1. Endocrine Complications of Systemic Disease or Their Therapy
    2. Evaluation of A Child with Suspected Inherited Metabolic Disorder or Developmental Delay
  7. Section 7: Endocrine Imaging, Dynamic Endocrine Tests, and Growth Charts
    1. Radiological Imaging in Pediatric Endocrine Disorders
    2. Nuclear Imaging in Pediatric Endocrine Disorders
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