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Growth Disorders / Mary E. Williams, book editor.

Williams, Mary E. (Added Author).
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Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library YA 616.47 POD (Text) 38650833377581 YA NON-FIC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780737757743
  • ISBN: 0737757744
  • Physical Description: 163 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, [2012]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Understanding growth disorders: Growth disorders, An overview / Neil Izenberg and Steven A. Dowshen ; Achondroplasia, A common form of dwarfism / Rebecca J. Frey ; Excessive growth hormone leads to gigantism and acromegaly / National Endocrine and Metobolic Disease Information Service ; Diagnosing and treating marfan syndrome / March of Dimes Foundation ; Turner syndrome, A chromosomal deficit exclusive to girls / Turner Syndrome Soociety of the United States ; The use and abuse of human growth hormone --
Issues and controversies surrounding growth disorders: Human growth hormone injections benefit people with growth hormone deficiencies / Jane E. Brody ; Human growth hormone recipients may be at risk for adrenal crisis / National Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Information Service ; Early puberty is linked to environmental toxins / Kim Ridley ; Early puberty is linked to obesity / Joanna Dolgoff ; Little people are demeaned in popular culture / Lynn Harris ; Acceptance of dwarfism is preferable to surgery / Dan Kennedy ; Numerous complications are associated with limb-lengthening procedures / Little People of America Medical Advisory Board ; Genetic research may lead to the prevention of dwarfism / Phil Sneiderman --
Living with growth disorders: A mother with marfan syndrome discusses her decision to have children / Lucy Hunter ; Little people seek tolerance / Janese Heavin ; Suffering growth hormone deficiency as a child / Anonymous ; The impact of Turner Syndrome on a young woman / Collette ; A pro wrestler with a growth disorder talks about the price of fame / Kent Babb
Summary, etc.:
"Growth Disorders: Understanding Growth Disorders; Issues and Controversies Surrounding Growth Disorders; Living with Growth Disorders"--Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
9-12 Gumdrop Books.
9-12 Gumdrop Books.
Subject: Growth disorders > Popular works.
Bones > Growth.
Children > Growth.
Endocrine glands.

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