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60th Annual ESPE (ESPE 2022)

Rome, Italy
15 Sep 2022 - 17 Sep 2022

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The 60th ESPE Annual Meeting will now be taking place in Rome, Italy.

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Pediatric Cushing Disease

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Pediatric Cushing disease

By far, the most common type of CS is due to exogenous causes, i.e. medication-induced CS. Endogenous causes are rare by they are all associated with one form of another of a tumor. We call Cushing Disease (CD) what is caused by pituitary adenomas only. It is common for children with CD to show an increase in rate of weight gain accompanied by a decrease in growth rate (linear height) due to decreased growth hormone secretion. This is often easily detected in growth charts of ...