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Chapter 4. Laboratory Methods in Pediatric Endocrinology
Section II: Endocrine Disorders in the Neonate
Chapter 5. Ambiguous Genitalia
Chapter 6. Hypoglycemia in the Newborn and Infant
Chapter 7. Disorders of the Thyroid in the Newborn and Infant
Chapter 8. Disorders of Calcium and Phosphorus Homeostasis in the Newborn and Infant
Chapter 9. Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus
Section III: Endocrine Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Chapter 10. Disorders of Growth Hormone/Insulin-Like Growth Factor Secretion and Action
Chapter 11. Disorders of the Posterior Pituitary
Chapter 12. Thyroid Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Chapter 13. Adrenal Cortex and Its Disorders
Chapter 14. Pheochromocytoma and Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes
Chapter 15. Puberty and Its Disorders in the Female
Chapter 16. Turner Syndrome
Chapter 17. Puberty and Its Disorders in the Male
Chapter 18. Disorders of Mineral Homeostasis in Children and Adolescents
Chapter 19. Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter 20. Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndromes
Chapter 21. Hypoglycemia in the Toddler and Child
Chapter 22. Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome and Disorders of Energy Balance
Chapter 23. Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents
By Mark A. Sperling, MD, Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes Mellitus, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania