Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases

Pediatric endocrinology is a branch of medicine that deals with the production, regulation and interaction of hormones in children.
Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases

Pediatric endocrinology is a branch of medicine that deals with the production, regulation and interaction of hormones in children. Endocrinology focuses on the hormones secreted by the glands in the body and the functions of these hormones within the organism. Pediatric endocrinology addresses these principles for children specifically.

What is Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases?

Pediatric endocrinologists manage the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up processes by focusing on endocrine issues observed in children, such as conditions in which growth, development, metabolism and hormonal balance are disrupted. These specialists deal with various endocrinological problems such as thyroid diseases, diabetes, growth hormone deficiency, disorders of sexual development. Pediatric endocrinologists are generally doctors who specialize in pediatrics and have received special training regarding the endocrine system.

Diseases Treated at the Pediatric Endocrinology Clinic

The endocrine system is the hormone system that controls growth, development, reproduction and metabolism. It deals with the issues and diseases related to our body's hormones and the endocrine glands that secrete them, as well as hormonal and metabolic balance.

  • Obesity
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Precocious Puberty
  • Delayed Puberty
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Hypothyroid
  • Bone Diseases
  • Low Blood Sugar
  • Slimness
  • Shortness of Height and Legs
  • Disorders of Sexual Development
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Hypogonadism
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Excessive Hair Growth
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Brittle Bone Disease)
  • Adrenal Gland Disorders

    Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tests Performed at the Pediatric Endocrinology Clinic

    Pediatric endocrinology studies and treats hormonal diseases that affect children's growth, development and metabolism.

    • Hormonal stimulation and suppression tests
    • Body fat analysis in children
    • Bone density analysis in children
    • Hypothyroidism screening
    • Growth hormone stimulation tests
    • Tests regarding the precocious puberty
    • Determination of the bone age

    Liv Hospital Pediatric Endocrinology Clinic diagnoses and treats endocrinological problems observed in babies, children and adolescents from newborns to 18 years of age.

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