Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases

Pediatric Endocrinology division deals with hormonal disorders that occur in childhood and adolescence (0-19 years). The division follows up the healthy growth of child, timely transition to and healthy progression of adolescence and secure transition to adulthood. 

Following diseases are diagnosed and treated at Pediatric Endocrinology division: 

Growth-related problems

•    Short stature and the underlying diseases
•    Deficiency of growth hormone
•    Tall stature 
•    Insufficient growth and weight gain
•    Vitamin deficiencies or vitamin D toxicity

Adolescence problems

•    Early-onset adolescence, rapidly advancing adolescence,
•    Late adolescence 
•    Excessive hair growth in adolescence
•    Breast problems, menstrual problems 
•    Ovarian cysts, 
•    Polycystic Ovary 

Goiter and Other Diseases of Thyroid Gland

•    Hypothyroidism 
•    Hyperthyroidism 
•    Thyroid nodules, Thyroid cancer 

Sexual differentiation problems 

•    Micro-penis, Undescended testis

Pediatric diabetes (Type 1 Diabetes), Type 2 Diabetes, 
Low blood glucose (Hypoglycemia)


•    Insulin resistance, 
•    High cholesterol, fatty liver

Rickets / Bone Health

•    Osteoporosis,
•    Brittle Bone Disease, 
•    Deformity in bones

Diseases caused by hormones secreted by adrenal glands

•    Congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
•    Adrenal failure
•    Cushing syndrome, iatrogenic (drug-related) Cushing syndrome
•    Endocrine hypertension


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