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This quantity provides the most recent international wisdom of thyroid issues in infancy, formative years, and early life and represents event and perspectives from a panel of the world’s most famed experts on thyroid pathophysiology and scientific entities within the pediatric inhabitants. either simple technological know-how and medical elements of thyroid ailment are lined. Thyroid functionality, from ontogenesis and anatomy of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis to thyroid and hint parts, is mentioned. themes comprise thyroid sickness while pregnant, iodine deficiency and extra, thyroid autoimmunity, hypo- and hyperthyroidism, thyroid similar eye disorder, and thyroid melanoma. Authoritative and accomplished, this publication brings jointly the most up-tp-date info on hand at the subject. it truly is an important source for pediatricians, endocrinologists, internists, neonatologists, kinfolk physicians, obstetricians and gynecologists searching for an perception into the pathophysiology, scientific presentation and remedy of thyroid affliction in young ones and youth.

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