Pediatric Endocrinology

Pediatric Endocrinology is a branch of science that deals with diseases related to hormones and the glands that secrete them in infants, children and adolescents from the neonatal period to the age of 18.

Since children are in a constant trend of growth and development, they cannot be considered small adults. Many of their physiological and psychological characteristics are different from adults. Endocrine problems that may occur prematurely in children can cause serious problems in later life if they are not diagnosed and treated early.

In our pediatric endocrinology outpatient clinic; growth retardation, especially short stature, early puberty, delayed puberty, diabetes, hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), obesity, goiter and thyroid gland diseases (hypothyroidism-hyperthyroidism), sexual development disorders, penis problems, adrenal problems. Diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as gland diseases, menstrual irregularities, excessive hair growth, pituitary gland diseases, Turner syndrome, vitamin D-related diseases, calcium and phosphorus metabolism-related disorders and rickets are performed.