Hessah M N Al Otaibi

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The birth of a child with ambiguous genitalia is a matter of a medical and social emergency to decide the appropriate sex rearing and eventually to prevent the associated metabolic disturbances. It must be taken with immediacy and great sensitivity. The pediatric endocrinologist should share the care with a team consists of a pediatric urologist, or(More)
BACKGROUND The term disorders of sex development (DSD) includes congenital conditions in which development of chromosomal, gonadal, or anatomical sex is atypical. The spectrum of the 46XY (DSD) is so broad. In this study, we reviewed the clinical spectrum of a cohort of patients with 46XY DSD in a tertiary institute in the Middle East over two decades. (More)
RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES We aimed to determine the effect of Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) implementation on length of hospital stay of children and adolescents with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). METHODS This was a 6-year (2008-2014) case-control retrospective study conducted at King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, that compared patients with(More)
Longitudinal growth assessment is essential in child care. Short stature can be promptly recognized only with accurate measurements of growth and critical analysis of growth data. The objective of this study was to determine the pattern of short stature among patients referred to an endocrine pediatric clinic, King Khalid University Hospital (KKUH), Riyadh,(More)
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