Adrenal disorders


Preliminary trial findings published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism point to the possible use of a glucagon analogue for the treatment of congenital hyperinsulinism in children.
Adrenal insufficiency is a common clinical feature in children and young adults with single large-scale mitochondrial DNA deletions, especially in those with Pearson syndrome, Italian researchers have found.
Children and adolescents with ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone syndrome show a different aetiological profile to that of adults, suggests a systematic review of the literature.
A diagnosis of pseudohypoparathyroidism type IA should be considered for infants who present with a combination of congenital hypothyroidism, parathyroid hormone resistance, early-onset obesity or minor dysmorphic features, Israeli clinicians suggest.

In depth

Find out more about the rare genetic causes of paediatric adrenal insufficiency and how best to treat affected children.
We are delighted to announce the upcoming Springer Healthcare IME Symposium, entitled Insights into MAnaging Growth for Endocrine Nurses (IMAGE). This meeting will take place on the 21–22 March 2024 at the Westminster Hotel and Spa, Nice, France.
In our latest podcast, Specialist nurse and educator Kate Davies asks clinical psychologist Julie Alderson about the optimal integration of psychology into a differences in sexual development clinical service.
Programme Director Professor Martin Savage is joined by experts to present and discuss the application of precision medicine in endocrine disorders, offering clinical expertise and insight, evidence and opinion on this topic.
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