Giving hydrocortisone four times daily at a time-varying dose may be the best approach for children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia, say the authors of a pharmaco (P)-kinetic and P-dynamic modelling study.
Researchers have found reduced brain volume in children with Silver-Russell Syndrome, as well as cognitive impairment that is dependent on the underlying genetic defect.
A 4-year-old girl, referred to the Paediatric Assessment Unit by the GP, with a 2-week history of a cough, feeling unwell, and tired. Accompanied by her mother.
The European Cooperation in Science and Technology Action DSDnet group have published recommendations for standardised data collection during clinical follow-up of patients with differences of sexual development.
Plasma concentrations of the adrenal-derived 11-oxygenated-C19 androgen 11-ketotestosterone strongly correlate with salivary levels in children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia, UK researchers report.
A Swedish study suggests that, as with girls, puberty has shifted to begin at an earlier age in boys.
Daily treatment with subcutaneous vosoritide leads to a sustained increase in annualised growth velocity, with generally mild side effects, in children with achondroplasia, show data published in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Researchers have defined urinary steroid metabolite levels that indicate inadequate and excessive adrenal suppression for children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia undergoing glucocorticoid treatment.
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Research shows that growth hormone deficiency and central precocious puberty can occur in children several years after traumatic brain injury (TBI), even among those with normal pituitary function 1 year after the event.