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59th Annual ESPE (ESPE 2021 Online)

Online,
22 Sep 2021 - 26 Sep 2021

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The 59th ESPE Annual Meeting will now be held online in September 2021.

Symposia

Pathways to Improved Diagnosis and Management of Hypothalamo-Pituitary Disorders

hrp0094s10.2 | Pathways to Improved Diagnosis and Management of Hypothalamo-Pituitary Disorders | ESPE2021

Delayed puberty: A genetic condition?

Howard Sasha ,

Young people presenting with delay in pubertal onset or progression may have one of a spectrum of conditions, with different underlying pathological mechanisms. Whilst environmental factors such as nutrition and emotional well-being can influence the timing of puberty, in the majority of patients presenting with significantly delayed puberty there is a clear family history of delayed or arrested puberty. Pubertal timing is known to be a trait with strong heritability, demonstr...