Thisbook focuses on the state of the art in fully grasping precocious puberty and its consequences, incorporating advances in the areas of endocrinology, genetics, imaging and therapeutics to offer an indispensable tool for all physicians interested in the latest advances in this field. The authors present the latest findings on early puberty in girls and boys. The dynamic process of maturation is influenced by many signals and reshapes growing children’s role within their environment.
Readers will benefit from the educational value and level of depth of the individual chapters; written by respected experts and in a self-contained format, they can also be read separately to address specific interests.
|Edition description:||Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
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Table of ContentsCurrent Findings in Epidemiology.- Pubertal Precocity and Environmental Endocrine Pollutants.- Neuroendocrine Control of Puberty.- Early Puberty in Children in Special Situations.- Clinical and Laboratory Diagnosis of Precocious Puberty.- Etiologic Diagnosis of Precocious Puberty.- Therapeutic Care: Treatment with GnRH Analogues.- Mid-Term and Long-Term Impacts of GnRH Agonists Treatments.