the branch of medicine that deals especially with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and problems peculiar to youth.
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the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of youth in the approximate age range of 13-21 years.
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Adolescent MedicineA subspecialty of internal medicine or paediatrics which is focussed on managing health issues and maintaining the health of older children.
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ephebiatricsAdolescent medicine, see there.
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