Genetic Steroid Disorders

Genetic Steroid Disorders

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This is a comprehensive book addressing steroid disorders from hormonal, genetic, psychological, and surgical perspectives. It is meant to educate adult and pediatric endocrinologists, clinical geneticists, genetic counselors, reproductive endocrinologists, neonatologists, urologists, and psychoendocrinologists. It will assist these specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of steroid disorders. The book is written for postgraduate and faculty-level physicians. The content consists of steroid disorders, genetic bases for the disorder and case presentations of each disorder. Provides a common language for professionals to discuss and diagnose genetic steroid disorders Includes the very latest details on genetic tests and diagnoses Offers a strong understanding of the molecular basis for the diseases and therefore correct diagnosis and treatment of steroid disorders Presents insight into which medications to use based on the genetic makeup of a patient Teaches the best strategies and most effective use of genetic information in the patient counseling settingAm J Physiol Renal Physiol 2009;297:F380a€“8. [141] Sandison AT. A form of lipoidosis of the adrenal cortex in an infant. Arch Dis Child 1955;30:538a€“41. [142] Prader A, Gurtner HP. Das Syndrom des Pseudohermaphroditis- mus masculinus anbsp;...

Title:Genetic Steroid Disorders
Author:Maria I. New, Oksana Lekarev, Alan Parsa, Tony T. Yuen, Bert O'Malley, Gary D Hammer
Publisher:Academic Press - 2013-08-22


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