Abnormal Female Puberty: A Clinical Casebook by Heather L. Appelbaum

By Heather L. Appelbaum

Comprised solely of medical instances overlaying irregular lady puberty and its scientific administration, this concise, useful casebook will supply clinicians in reproductive endocrinology, gynecology and pediatrics with the easiest real-world thoughts to correctly diagnose and deal with a few of the different types of the they could come upon. each one bankruptcy is a case that opens with a different scientific presentation, by way of an outline of the prognosis, overview and administration suggestions used to regard it, in addition to the case consequence and scientific pearls and pitfalls. circumstances incorporated illustrate varied explanations of irregular puberty in addition to administration thoughts, together with congenital anomalies, endocrine problems, problems with constitutional hold up, weight problems, consuming problems, ovarian melanoma and the impact of pharmacology, between others. Pragmatic and reader-friendly, Abnormal lady Puberty: A medical Casebook should be an exceptional source for reproductive endocrinologists, gynecologists and pediatricians alike.

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