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A 13-month-old girl presented to our clinic for a routine check-up. She was developing typically for her age but was noted to have decreasing growth velocity.
A 15-year-old Hispanic boy with no significant medical history presented to our pediatric emergency department with severe weakness. He was in his usual state of health the night prior to presentation but...
Do you know the recommendations for future dosing once a growth velocity below 2.0 to 2.5 cm/year is achieved? Test your knowledge of the Pediatric Endocrine Society guidelines!
Clinical manifestations of adult-onset growth hormone deficiency (GHD) are nonspecific, but some clinical characteristics have been identified. Which of the following patients is most likely to have...
Growth hormone deficiency (GHD) is a clinical syndrome caused by decreased production of or decreased tissue responsiveness to growth hormone. Which of the following is the most common cause of adult-onset...
Human growth hormone deficiency can occur at any age and results from both congenital and acquired disorders. Do you know which infection might cause human growth hormone deficiency? Test your knowledge...
Calcification of the external ear cartilage is a rare diagnosis and can be related to endocrine disorders. Do you know which endocrine disorder is not associated with petrified ear?
In this Q&A, Sara Reece, PharmD, CDCES, discusses the use of GLP-1 agonists and SGLT-2 inhibitors to improve cardiovascular and renal outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes.