Revista médica de Chile
versión impresa ISSN 0034-9887
ARANGUIZ G, Consuelo; TRUJILLO, Oscar y REYES G, María Loreto. Diagnosis and management of endocrine emergencies in pediatrics . Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2005, vol.133, n.11, pp. 1371-1380. ISSN 0034-9887. doi: 10.4067/S0034-98872005001100014.
The study of endocrine emergencies in childhood is important due to their high mortality and residual morbidity, that can be reduced with an adequate diagnosis and/or therapy. In this article, we review hypoglycemia, adrenal crisis, hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia and thyroid storm in children, with focus on initial diagnostic approach and management
Palabras clave : Adrenal insufficiency; Hypercalcemia; Hypocalcemia; Hypoglycemia of infancy; Thyroid crisis.