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Atlas of Growth and Endocrine Disorders in Children

Prisca Colaco

274 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This book is a complete guide to the diagnosis and management of growth and endocrine disorders in children.

Divided into 24 chapters and presented by organ system, topics include growth problems, delayed puberty, adrenal insufficiency, Cushing’s syndrome, hypo- and hyperthyroidism, Type 1 diabetes, calcium deficiencies and much more.

Each section is presented in a step by step format covering clinical evaluation, history, physical examination, diagnosis, and treatment.

The book is highly illustrated with clinical images and tables. Each image is accompanied by a brief description of the clinical feature it represents.

Key points

  • Complete guide to diagnosis and management of growth and endocrine disorders in children
  • Covers numerous conditions in all organ systems
  • Each topic presented in step by step format
  • Highly illustrated with images and tables with descriptions
Author Bio

Prisca Colaco MD DCH
Professor of Paediatrics, Department of Paediatrics, MGM Medical College, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India