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54th Annual ESPE

Barcelona, Spain
01 Oct 2015 - 03 Oct 2015

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Working Groups

Nurse Specialits and Allied Health Professionals

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Long-Term Outcome of a Male Preschooler Treated for Central Precocious Puberty

Foote Jan

Background: A 3.6-year-old Caucasian male presented with rapid onset of deep voice, facial hair, Tanner stage 2 testes, Tanner stage 3 pubic hair, penile length 9.5 cm, growth velocity (GV) 13.1 cm/year, and bone age 7 years. Evaluation was consistent with central precocious puberty and ruled out other pathology. Standard weight-based gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRHa) therapy was initiated. GV increased to 16.6 cm/year, puberty advanced further, and bone age was 1...

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Pan-Canadian Experience of Pediatric Endocrine Nurses Assisting Youth Through Gender Transition

Kirouac Nicole

Background: Increasing referrals for transgender youth demonstrated a lack of local interprofessional comprehensive programs for transgender youth. Pediatric endocrine clinics across Canada have collaborated with other disciplines to provide increasingly comprehensive assessment and treatment programs for transgender youth.Objective and hypotheses: Share a case study of a Canadian youthÂ’s experience with the Gender Dysphoria Assessment and Action fo...