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Case of the Month: Pediatric ESAP

pediatric esap This issue highlights Pediatric Endocrine Self Assessment Program. Test your clinical knowledge and prepare for your exam. Available on the online store.   Clinical Vignette You are seeing a 16-year-old girl who just learned that she is pregnant. She is upset because she recently had an allergic skin reaction for which she was given prescription-strength...
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Tri-Point: The Genetics and Epigenetics of Puberty

tripoint-kids A wide-ranging look at puberty and the many mysteries that surround it as well as the clinical management, new genetic tools, and how a variety of factors could influence the timing of this transition into adulthood. In 2005, the editors of Science, celebrating the journal’s 125th anniversary, posed 125 unanswered questions that it predicted would...
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Clinical Essentials Case of the Month: A Pediatric Puzzle

PediatricESAP20152016 Test your clinical knowledge with the FREE Case of the Month! This month highlights Pediatric ESAP 2015/16, available on the Endocrine Society’s Center for Learning. A 5-year-old boy presents for the evaluation of precocious puberty. Medical history is notable for severe, chronic eczema requiring topical corticosteroid treatment. Review of growth records shows that growth velocity...
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Ask the Experts: Pediatric Endocrinology Edition

As the “Year of Endocrinology” continues, part of the celebration involves reaching out to experts and getting their thoughts about the most significant developments in their respective fields. To commemorate July as “Pediatric Endocrinology Month,” we asked your colleagues what they thought were the most important developments in pediatric endocrinology research or clinical care. We...
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From ENDO 2016: Attention Deficit after Kids’ Critical Illness Linked to Plasticizers in Medical Tubes

Children who are often hospitalized in intensive care units are more likely to have attention deficit disorders later, and new research finds a possible culprit: a high level of plastic-softening chemicals called phthalates circulating in the blood. The researchers, presented their study results Friday at The Endocrine Society’s 98th annual meeting in Boston, suggest these chemicals,...