pediatric endocrinology

Visit for premature puberty, delayed puberty, shortness of height, obesity, diabetes, thyroid disease and metabolic diseases in children

Symptoms of puberty in girls are enlarged breast buds. Symptoms of puberty in boys are enlarged testicles and underarm hair and genital area with sweating. Now, if they happen at the wrong time, the person will have premature puberty or delayed puberty.

Premature puberty: The onset of puberty symptoms before the age of 8 in girls and before the age of 9 in boys

Delayed puberty: No onset of puberty symptoms in girls up to 13 years of age and boys up to 14 years of age

Children should be monitored for height and weight based on their growth charts, and if their growth is not normal, the necessary recommendations for height and weight will be given.

Diabetes, or hyperglycemia, type one is more common in children. So they enter the acidic phase called DKA. In this phase, the child is treated.

Thyroid diseases include acquired and congenital hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism in children

Metabolic diseases such as phenylketonuria or PKU, which is caused by a defect in the enzyme phenylalanyl hydroxylase and is screened from the sole of the baby's foot in the first five to ten days after birth. If a child is infected, he/she has to follow a diet for the rest of life, otherwise, and in the case of not following the diet, he/she will suffer from mental and even physical retardation.

Other metabolic diseases include hyperlipoproteinemia, methylmalonic acid, propionic acid, cystic fibrosis, galactosemia, tyrosinemia, maple syrup, etc.

Services

Complete range of services for diagnosis and management of infants, children and adolescents with:

Endocrine and metabolic disorders

Disorders of growth

Diabetes

Thyroid abnormalities

Precocious / delayed puberty

Pituitary disorders

Adrenal disorders

Obesity

Hypoglycemia

Disorders of sexual differentiation

Disorders of calcium metabolism

Metabolic bone disease