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.
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
Vandana Jain Additional Professor, Division of Paediatric Endocrinology, Department of Paediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India Ram Menon MD David Murray Cowie Research Professor of Paediatrics and Communicable Diseases; Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology; Director, Paediatric Endocrinology, CS Mott Children's Hospital, University of Michigan Medical School, USA
Section 1: Disorders of Growth, Sexual Development, and Puberty Short Stature Disorders of Sex Development Puberty and its Disorders Hyperandrogenism in Girls Section 2: Disorders of Thyroid and Adrenal Glands Thyroid Disease Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Adrenal Insufficiency Cushing Syndrome Pheochromocytoma in Children and Adolescents Section 3: Disorders of Carbohydrate Metabolism Hypoglycemia in Infants and Children Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Monogenic and Neonatal Diabetes Section 4: Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Obesity and its Complications Including Impaired Glucose Tolerance and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Metabolic Syndrome in Children and Adolescents Genetic/Syndromic Obesity: Prader-Willi Syndrome Section 5: Disorders of Water, Electrolyte, and Mineral Balance Endocrine Causes of Disturbed Water and Sodium Homeostasis Hypocalcemia in Neonatal Period Hypocalcemia in Older Children Rickets Hypercalcemia in Children Section 6: Endocrine Manifestations of Systemic Diseases and Inborn Errors of Metabolism Endocrine Complications of Systemic Disease or Their Therapy Evaluation of A Child with Suspected Inherited Metabolic Disorder or Developmental Delay Section 7: Endocrine Imaging, Dynamic Endocrine Tests, and Growth Charts Radiological Imaging in Pediatric Endocrine Disorders Nuclear Imaging in Pediatric Endocrine Disorders