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Adrenal Disorders in Childhood

  • S. A. Chalew

Abstract

Growth and development are sensitive indicators of well-being in childhood. Careful monitoring of growth and development in the pediatric patient is an invaluable technique for clinical assessment and follow-up that is unavailable in the evaluation of adult patients. Many abnormalities in childhood may initially come to clinical attention due to a perturbation of normal growth and development. The following discussion focuses on the application of traditional assessments of growth and development with newer endocrine diagnostic and imaging techniques for evaluation of adrenal disorders in children.

Keywords

Adrenal Cortex Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Adrenal Tumor Adrenal Androgen Zona Fasciculata 
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