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Peds Endocrine

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congenital hypopituitarismnormal size and weight at birth; then severe growth failure in first year. infants present with neonatal emergencies
lab evaluation for hypopituitarismscreen for IGF-1. definitive test GH stimulation test
clinical presentation of congenital hypothyrodisimcretinism prolonged jaundice, large tongue, umbilical hernia, edema, mental retardation, hypotonia
mc cause of congenital hypothyrodismthyroid dysgenesis
hypoplasia of parathyroidsDi George
hypocalcemic seizures in newbornsthink DiGeorge because of hypoparathyroidism
DKAhypercalcemia, ketonuria, increased anion gap, decreased bicaro, decreased PH
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