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Rady Children's Specialists

Conditions Treated

Our Division manages and treats the following conditions in children and adolescents:

Diabetes and diabetes-related conditions

Thyroid conditions

  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Goiter
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Thyroid cancers

Adrenal disorders

Growth problems

  • Growth hormone deficiency
  • Idiopathic short stature
  • Prader-Willi syndrome
  • Turner’s syndrome
  • Chronic renal insufficiency
  • Intrauterine growth retardation
  • IGF-1 deficiency

Puberty development disorders

Metabolic and bone disorders

  • Calcium abnormalities
  • Metabolic bone disorders
  • Osteoporosis

Endocrine disorders in adolescent girls

  • Hyperandrogenemia
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Irregular menses

Gender-related issues (see our Center for Gender-Affirming Care)

  • Gender dysphoria
  • Transgender issues

Differences in sexual development (see our Differences in Sexual Development Clinic page)