hrp0089p3-p273 | Multisystem Endocrine Disorders P3 | ESPE2018

Endocrine Complications in Beta-Thalassaemia Major Children

Iancu Mirela Elena , Albu Alice Ioana

Introduction: Beta-thalassaemia major is an inherited anemia which requires chronic transfusions and is frequently associated with endocrine dysfunctions secondary to iron overload. The aim of this study was to identify the prevalence of various endocrine complications in beta-thalassaemia major children over a period of 14 years and the factors associated with them.Materials and methods: 61 children with BTM (mean age 12.23 years) registered at the Endo...