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
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