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  1. Hyponatremia with hyperkalemia in infancy is an uncommon but life-threatening occurrence. In the first weeks of life, this scenario is often associated with aldosterone deficiency due to salt-wasting congenita...

    Authors: Radha Nandagopal, Priya Vaidyanathan and Paul Kaplowitz

    Citation: International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2009 2009:195728

    Content type: Case Report

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  2. This study examined changes in insulin resistance (IR) in 120 youth over two years. IR was quantified via homeostatic model (HOMA-IR), and weight status changes were quantified via body mass index (BMI). When ...

    Authors: Kristin S. Ondrak, Robert G. McMurray, Claudio L. Battaglini, Kelly R. Evenson and Joanne S. Harrell

    Citation: International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2009 2009:862061

    Content type: Research Article

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  3. Propylthiouracil (PTU) was introduced for clinical use in July 1947 for Graves' disease (GD) treatment. Over the 60 years that this medication has been used, reports of PTU-related liver failure and death have...

    Authors: Scott A. Rivkees and Donald R. Mattison

    Citation: International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2009 2009:132041

    Content type: Commentary

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  4. Severe iodine deficiency results in impaired thyroid hormone synthesis and thyroid enlargement. In the United States, adequate iodine intake is a concern for women of childbearing age and pregnant women. Beyon...

    Authors: Stefanie Leniszewski and Richard Mauseth

    Citation: International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2009 2009:628034

    Content type: Case Report

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  5. Background. Gonadotropin releasing hormone analogs (GnRHas) are standard of care for central precocious puberty (CPP). The histrelin subcutaneous implant is safe and effective in the treatment of CPP for one year...

    Authors: Samar Rahhal, William L. Clarke, Gad B. Kletter, Peter A. Lee, E. Kirk Neely, Edward O. Reiter, Paul Saenger, Dorothy Shulman, Lawrence Silverman and Erica A. Eugster

    Citation: International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2009 2009:812517

    Content type: Clinical Study

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  6. Galactocele is a benign breast lesion, usually occurring in nursing women. This lesion is a rare cause of breast enlargement in children. In this paper we describe the case of an infant with hyperprolactinemia...

    Authors: Paolo A. Tomasi, Giuseppe Fanciulli, Tiziana Casti and Giuseppe Delitala

    Citation: International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2009 2009:578610

    Content type: Case Report

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  7. In adult patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), the presence of testicular adrenal rest tumours (TART) is an important complication leading to gonadal dysfunction and infertility. These tumours ca...

    Authors: H. L. Claahsen-van der Grinten, A. R. M. M. Hermus and B. J. Otten

    Citation: International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2009 2009:624823

    Content type: Review Article

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  8. The Constant Carbohydrate diet, based entirely on carbohydrate exchanges, is now widely used in the dietary treatment of diabetes mellitus. Being based on sound scientific principles and simple in design, the ...

    Authors: Charles Herbert Read Jr.

    Citation: International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2008 2009:469623

    Content type: Commentary

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  9. Obesity is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. There has been a significant worsening of the obesity epidemic mainly due to alterations in dietary intake and energy expenditure. Alternati...

    Authors: Juliana Austin and Daniel Marks

    Citation: International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2008 2009:141753

    Content type: Review Article

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