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BACKGROUND Changes in body configuration that may affect the physical activity may play a role in the caloric consumption and led to the development of obesity. OBJECTIVES To determine the presence of genu valgum, an alteration that may decrease physical activity and caloric expenditure, in overweight children. METHODS Thirty-five overweight children… (More)
The case of an 9-year-old girl with precocious puberty and a non-functioning pituitary adenoma is described. A review of the literature on the incidence, evolution and therapeutic options of pituitary incidentalomas in children and adults is performed.
We describe two girls who showed physical and biochemical features of insulin resistance and steatohepatitis. The possible pathophysiological mechanisms involved in fatty liver and hepatotoxicity are discussed.