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PES Reviews

International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and the Pediatric Endocrine Society (PES) present PES Reviews, a section dedicated to the publication of state-of-the-art reviews of important and timely topics in pediatric endocrinology. Appearing continuously throughout the year, PES Reviews will focus on new developments in areas of high current interest to all engaged in clinical pediatric endocrinology, with targeted authorship by fellows and junior faculty with senior faculty mentorship.

David Allen

  1. Turner syndrome is a chromosomal abnormality in which there is complete or partial absence of the X chromosome. Turner syndrome effects 1 in every 2000 live births. Short stature is a cardinal feature of Turne...

    Authors: Nicole M. Sheanon and Philippe F. Backeljauw

    Citation: International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2015 2015:18

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  2. Hypospadias is one of the most common congenital malformations of the genitourinary tract in males. It is an incomplete fusion of urethral folds early in fetal development and may be associated with other malf...

    Authors: Min-Jye Chen, Charles G Macias, Sheila K Gunn, Jennifer E Dietrich, David R Roth, Bruce J Schlomer and Lefkothea P Karaviti

    Citation: International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2014 2014:20

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  3. Disorders of the thyroid gland are among the most common conditions diagnosed and managed by pediatric endocrinologists. Thyroid hormone synthesis depends on normal iodide transport and knowledge of its regula...

    Authors: Liuska Pesce and Peter Kopp

    Citation: International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2014 2014:8

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  4. Gonadal dysgenesis, a condition in which gonadal development is interrupted leading to gonadal dysfunction, is a unique subset of disorders of sexual development (DSD) that encompasses a wide spectrum of pheno...

    Authors: Bonnie McCann-Crosby, Roshanak Mansouri, Jennifer E Dietrich, Laurence B McCullough, V Reid Sutton, Elise G Austin, Bruce Schlomer, David R Roth, Lefkothea Karaviti, Sheila Gunn, M John Hicks and Charles G Macias

    Citation: International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2014 2014:4

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  5. Growth evaluations are among the most common referrals to pediatric endocrinologists. Although a number of pathologies, both primary endocrine and non-endocrine, can present with short stature, an estimated 80...

    Authors: Lindsey A Waldman and Dennis J Chia

    Citation: International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2013 2013:19

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  6. Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a complex genetic disorder, caused by lack of expression of genes on the paternally inherited chromosome 15q11.2-q13. In infancy it is characterized by hypotonia with poor suck r...

    Authors: Jill E Emerick and Karen S Vogt

    Citation: International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2013 2013:14

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