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Pediatric Endocrinology

Completely updated, the new edition of this easy-to-reference text examines the physiological, biochemical, and genetic aspects of pediatric endocrine disorders. Leaders in the field discuss the hottest topics—including genetics, diabetes and obesity—impacting today’s endocrine practice, keeping you up to date. A user-friendly organization speeds you to the information you need, and conceptual illustrations and photographs depict the latest advances with consistency and clarity. It’s the guidance you need to provide effective, state-of-the-art care for your pediatric and neonatal patients.



Published: April 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-4090-3


  • Chapter 1 Molecular Endocrinology and Endocrine Genetics, Ram K. Menon, MD • Massimo Trucco, MD • Constantine A. Stratakis, MD, DSC

    Chapter 2 Receptor Transduction of Hormone Action, Alan M. Rice, MD • Scott A. Rivkees, MD

    Chapter 3 Disorders of Bone Mineral Metabolism: Normal Homeostasis, Allen W. Root, MD

    Chapter 4, Ambiguous Genitalia, Selma Feldman Witchel, MD • Peter A. Lee, MD, PHD

    Chapter 5 Hypoglycemia in Neonates and Infants, Diva D. De León, MD • Charles A. Stanley, MD • Mark A. Sperling, MD

    Chapter 6 Disorders of the Thyroid in the Newborn and Infant, Delbert A. Fisher, MD • Annette Grueters, MD

    Chapter 7 Thyroid Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence, Delbert A. Fisher, MD • Annette Grueters, MD

    Chapter 8 Disorders of Growth Hormone/Insulin-like Growth Factor Secretion and Action, Ron G. Rosenfeld, MD • Pinchas Cohen, MD

    Chapter 9 Disorders of the Posterior Pituitary, Louis J. Muglia, MD, PHD • Joseph A. Majzoub, MD

    Chapter 10 Diabetes Mellitus, Mark A. Sperling, MD • Stuart A. Weinzimer, MD • William V. Tamborlane, MD

    Chapter 11 Hypoglycemia in the Infant and Child, David R. Langdon, MD • Charles A. Stanley, MD • Mark A. Sperling, MD

    Chapter 12 The Adrenal Cortex and its Disorders, Walter L. Miller, MD • John C. Achermann, MD • Christa E. Flück, MD

    Chapter 13 Pheochromocytoma and the Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes, Steven D. Chernausek, MD • Charis Eng, MD, PHD

    Chapter 14 Puberty and Its Disorders in the Female, Robert L. Rosenfield, MD • David W. Cooke, MD • Sally Radovick, MD

    Chapter 15 Turner Syndrome, Paul Saenger, MD

    Chapter 16 The Testes: Disorders of Sexual Differentiation and Puberty in the Male, Ieuan A. Hughes, MD, FRCP

    Chapter 17 Disorders of Mineral Homeostasis in the Newborn, Infant, Child, and Adolescent, Allen W. Root, MD • Frank B. Diamond, JR., MD

    Chapter 18 Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndromes, Michael J. Haller, MD • William E. Winter, MD Desmond A. Schatz, MD

    Chapter 19 Disorders of Energy Balance, Robert H. Lustig, MD • Ram Weiss, MD3

    Chapter 20 Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents, Sarah C. Couch, PHD, RD • Steven Daniels, MD, PHD

    Chapter 21 Laboratory Methods in Pediatric Endocrinology, Robert Rapaport, MD • Russell Grant, PHD • Sharon J. Hyman, MD • Mark Stene, PHD



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