hrp0082p3-d3-786 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Hypothalamic Obesity in Children and Adolescents: a Multi-Disciplinary Approach and Novel Therapeutic Tools

Tessaris Daniele , Tuscano Antonella , Rabbone Ivana , Lezo Antonella , Fenocchio Giorgia , Broglio Fabio , Spinardi Alessandra , Lala Roberto , Matarazzo Patrizia

Background: Hypothalamic obesity (HO), due to midline congenital malformations, genetic diseases or hypothalamo-hypophysis tumours, is severe and difficult to treat. Patients are scarcely compliant to diet and physical activity, for disabilities often affecting them. Drugs have been rarely employed.Objective and hypotheses: Aim of the study was to treat hypopituitaric children and adolescents affected by severe HO with a multidisciplinary approach includ...