Pediatric Endocrinology

Description :

Hormones play a central role in driving a child’s growth and development. Difficulties with growth, puberty, and sexual development often have their roots in the endocrine system. Searching for advanced ways to understand and to treat endocrine conditions that affect children. It provides guidance on evidence-based treatment for congenital adrenal hyperplasia, pediatric obesity and gender incongruence, commonly known as being transgender, and hypothalamic–pituitary and growth disorders in survivors of childhood cancer. Pediatric endocrinologist is the one who specializes the field that looks into problems related to growth and sexual development and other hormone related problems in children and adolescents. The endocrine system produces hormone, which are chemical substances that regulate body functions.