Table of Contents
Growth and Growth Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Evan Graber, DO; and Robert Rapaport, MD
The Physiology of Puberty and its Disorders
Lindsey A. Loomba-Albrecht, MD; and Dennis M. Styne, MD
Guidelines for Evaluating and Managing Children Born with Disorders of Sexual Development
Ganka Douglas, PhD; Marni E. Axelrad, PhD; Mary L. Brandt, MD; Elizabeth Crabtree, MPH; Jennifer E. Dietrich, MD, MSc; Shannon French, MD; Sheila Gunn, MD; Lefkothea Karaviti, MD, PhD; MonicaEe. Lopez, MD; Charles G. Macias, MD, MPH; Laurence B. McCullough, PhD; Deepa Suresh, MD; Elise Austin, MS; and V. Reid Sutton, MD
Two Teenage Males with Hypocalcemia and Elevated Parathyroid Hormone Levels
Ashley H. Shoemaker, MD; and Andrew A. Bremer, MD, PhD
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Reviewer names: Thomas J. Selva, MD, CME Director, Pediatric Annals; Stanford T. Shulman, Editor-in-chief, Pediatric Annals
Guest Editor: Andrew A. Bremer, MD, PhD
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Faculty, reviewer and staff disclosures:
Irwin Benuck, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Joel Charrow, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Genzyme: Consultant.
Susan Donlevy, RN, MSN, CPNP, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Deepak Kamat, MD, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Leonard R. Krilov, MD, PhD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Medimmune and Merck: Consultant; GlaxoSmithKline, Medimmune, and Novartis: Grant recipient; and GSK, Medimmune, and Merck: Member of speakers’ bureau.
John Lavigne, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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Robert Listernick, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Thomas J. Selva, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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Robert R. Tanz, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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Release date: April 1, 2012.
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