The incidences of central precocious puberty and normal variant puberty have risen over the past 20 years, in line with overall population trends for earlier puberty in both girls and boys, say researchers.
Researchers have identified probable type 1 diabetes in children of an age more commonly associated with diagnosis of monogenic diabetes, raising the possibility that polygenic disease processes can begin in utero.
The diagnosis of central congenital hypothyroidism with or without multiple pituitary hormone deficiencies is frequently missed in children, even among those admitted to hospital, say Dutch researchers.
Rare copy number variants have been identified in a study of children who have growth hormone insensitivity or insulin-like growth factor-1 insensitivity, shedding light on the genetic basis of their conditions.
Hydrocortisone granules provide a straightforward and accurate means of treating infants and young children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia, with the largest issue being weaning them off sweetened pharmacy-compounded powder, research shows.
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