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Wilkins,

Lawson, U.S. physician, 1894-1963.
Wilkins disease - congenital hyperplasia of the adrenals.
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Disorders of sex development (DSD) are defined as congenital conditions in which there is discrepancy between chromosomal, gonadal and anatomical sex.5 The prevalence of genital anomalies is usually one in 300 births6 but the birth prevalence of true genital ambiguity may be as low as one in 5000 births.7 In 2006, the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society (LWPES) and the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) published a consensus statement on management of intersex disorders and proposed the term 'DSD' instead of terms like 'intersex', 'pseudohermaphroditism (PH)', 'hermaphroditism', 'sex reversal' etc.8 (Table).
In 2002 the Joint Lawson Wilkins Paediatric Endocrine Society/European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology Working Group recommended biochemical screening for CAH in the newborn period.
Hughes IA, Houk C, Ahmed SF, Lee PA; Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society/European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology Consensus Group.
Feder draws on work by the historians Sandra Eder and Alison Redick to refine the story of Money and his treatment model, by situating his approach to intersex in relation to two other titans of medical history, the urologist Hugh Hampton Young and the pediatric endocrinologist Lawson Wilkins. Young and Wilkins were both foundational figures in their respective fields (as Feder notes, the American Association of Pediatric Endocrinologists was known as the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society until 2010), but they had differing views of intersex.
(4.) Misra M, Pacaud D, Petryk A, et al; Drug and "Therapeutics Committee of the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society.
Until about 1950, when medical researcher Lawson Wilkins at Johns Hopkins Medical School figured out the relationship between underproduction of cortisol and overproduction of male sex hormones, the disorder wasn't recognized at all.
-- Switching children from one brand of growth hormone to another, a common occurrence, can negatively impact overall treatment efficacy and safety, according to a survey of 231 active members of the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society.
Two years ago, the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society and the Endocrinology Society published guidelines suggesting that obese children, regardless of age, be screened for NAFLD (J.
Flannery said in a poster presented at a joint meeting of the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society and the European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology.
The guidelines were cosponsored by the European Society of Endocrinology, WPATH, and the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society.
Recently, new recommendations from the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society redefined precocious puberty for girls.