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In this review several aspects of gonadotrophin releasing hormone agonists (GnRHa) treatment in central precocious puberty (CPP) are highlighted. These include issues of the definition of precocity, assessment of CPP and thelarche variants. Indications for treatment with GnRH agonists are discussed, not only in CPP but also in children with other reasons to(More)
We report a case of a 6-week-old infant with diabetes mellitus based on a genetic defect in the sulfonylurea receptor 1 (SUR1), an ATP-sensitive potassium (KATP) channel protein. A spectacular improvement in glucose regulation was shown by real-time continuous glucose monitoring when switching her from insulin to oral glibenclamide. Children with neonatal(More)
A 6-year-old girl was admitted to our hospital for excessive weight gain. On presentation, she had a typical Cushingoid appearance and hypertension. Laboratory analysis was indicative for an exogenous glucocorticoid source, showing values that were low for serum cortisol and adrenocorticotropin and for 24-h urinary glucocorticoid (metabolite) excretion.(More)
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