172. Cutaneous Manifestations of Endocrine Disease

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP2,3,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD4,5 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD6,7
  1. Peter A. Hogan

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch172

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Hogan, P. A. (2011) Cutaneous Manifestations of Endocrine Disease, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch172

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 3

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 4

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 5

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 6

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 7

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Dermatology, Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384



  • cutaneous manifestations - of endocrine disease;
  • thyroid function disorders - hypothyroidism;
  • congenital hypothyroidism, hypoplasia or aplasia - thyroid gland, stimulating hormone (TSH) receptor;
  • histological finding in patient's skin - hypothyroidism, dermis infiltration;
  • congenital hypothyroidism - newborn screening programmes, mean incidence of congenital hypothyroidism;
  • hyperthyroidism in paediatric populations - autoimmune thyroid disease, or Graves disease;
  • Addison disease, paediatric age group - reduced ACTH secretion;
  • androgen excess, hyperandrogenaemia (HA) - adrenal disease, gonadal disease;
  • insulin resistance (IR) - diminished biological response of peripheral tissues;
  • hypopituitarism, global decrease - in pituitary hormone secretion


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Disorders of thyroid function

  • Disorders of the adrenal glands

  • Disorders of sex hormones

  • Insulin resistance

  • Diabetes mellitus

  • Growth hormone excess

  • Hypopituitarism

  • Growth hormone deficiency

  • Disorders of the parathyroid gland

  • Polyglandular autoimmune syndromes

  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes

  • The Carney complex

  • References