hrp0089p3-p254 | Growth & Syndromes P3 | ESPE2018

Woodhouse-Sakati Syndrome: Clinical and Molecular Study on a Qatari Family with C2orf37 Gene Mutation

Al-Khawaga Sara , Khalifa Amal , Hussain Khalid

Background: Woodhouse-Sakati syndrome (WSS) is rare autosomal recessive condition characterized by progressive extrapyramidal signs, mental retardation, hypogonadism, alopecia, and diabetes mellitus. The age at disease onset, manifestation and severity of specific symptoms differs significantly among individuals with this syndrome and even among affected members of the same family. The gene C2orf37, which is responsible for WSS, located on chromosome 2q22.3-q35.<p class="a...

hrp0097p1-452 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2023

Single center experience on using Liraglutide in adolescents with obesity +/- Type 2 diabetes

Dauleh Hajar , Pasha Maheen , Gad Hoda , Harris Basma , Khalifa Amal , Petroveski Goran , Afyoni Houda , Shehzad Saira , Chirayath Shiga , Mohamadsalih Ghassan , Mohammed Shaymaa , Malik Rayaz , Hussain Khalid

Background: Childhood obesity is recognized as a chronic illness with limited therapeutic options. Addressing this condition through lifestyle interventions has proven to be challenging, particularly for adolescents, with only minimal outcomes observed. The use of GLP-1 agonists (such as Liraglutide) for reducing body weight in pediatric patients has yielded conflicting results. To date, no studies conducted in the Middle East have reported on the outcomes of ...