Early Puberty - Latest Findings, Diagnosis, Treatment, Long-term Outcome
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This book focuses on the state of the art in fully grasping precocious puberty and its consequences, incorporating advances in the areas of endocrinology, genetics, imaging and therapeutics to offer an indispensable tool for all physicians interested in the latest advances in this field. The authors present the latest findings on early puberty in girls and boys. The dynamic process of maturation is influenced by many signals and reshapes growing children’s role within their environment.
Readers will benefit from the educational value and level of depth of the individual chapters; written by respected experts and in a self-contained format, they can also be read separately to address specific interests.
Focuses on current topics: specific pediatric situations in everyday life such as adoption, the impact of radiation and children too small for gestational age
Offers an overview of medical practice and the long-term consequences of early puberty
Each chapter was written by an expert and is self-contained