Growth and Puberty Center

Home Services Growth and Puberty Center

In the Growth and Puberty Center, Acıbadem Healthcare Group provides services for the growth and developmental problems of infants, children and adolescents from neonatal period to the age of 16, as well as for hormonal and metabolic diseases.

In our center, growth and adolescence follow-up and the problems such as loss of appetite, obesity, short stature, long stature, early adolescence, late adolescence, gynecomastia are evaluated by Pediatric Endocrinology Specialists.

Also, the hormonal and metabolic disorders within the specialty of pediatric endocrinology;

  • diabetes (insulin resistance),
  • hypoglycemia (hypoglycemia),
  • thyroid diseases (goiter, thyroid nodule, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism),
  • menstrual irregularities,
  • polycystic over syndrome,
  • hyperhidrosis,
  • adrenal gland diseases (adrenal insufficiency, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, disorders of sex development)
  • ambiguous genitalia,
  • undescended testicle,
  • micropenis,
  • Cushing's disease,
  • Turner's syndrome,
  • pituitary diseases,
  • hyperprolactinemia,
  • diabetes insipitus,
  • disorders of calcium and phosphorus metabolism,
  • rickets due to vitamin D deficiency,
  • osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases,
  • parathyroid gland disorders,
  • endocrine hypertension are diagnosed and treated.

In our center, diabetes training and follow-up, as well as education and practices about the use of diabetes technologies are performed by the diabetes team. Bone age, basal and dynamic (hormone stimulation or suppression) tests are performed and evaluated for the diagnosis of endocrinological disorders.

Growth and Puberty Center in Acıbadem