hrp0082p3-d3-944 | Puberty and Neuroendocrinology (1) | ESPE2014

Central Precocious Puberty and Autism: Three Cases Report

Amaral Daniela , Lopes Lurdes

Background: Central precocious puberty (CPP) is a rare disorder that occurs five times more often in girls. Patients are mostly healthy children whose pubertal maturation begins at an early age: girls <8 years; and boys <9 years. Imaging usually reveals no abnormalities in girls while in boys abnormal MRI findings are more frequent.Objective and hypotheses: We describe three cases of CPP in children with autism, a rarely reported association....

hrp0084p1-31 | Diabetes | ESPE2015

Type 1 Diabetes Onset: A Story of Innate and Adaptive Immune Cells?

Fitas Ana Laura , Martins Catarina , Alonso Anabela , Nunes Gloria , Pina Rosa , Amaral Daniela , Lenzen Sigurd , Lopes Lurdes , Borrego Luis Miguel , Limbert Catarina

Background: Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a T cell-mediated autoimmune disease. A more complex immunological picture is being unraveled, with a key role of innate immune cells at disease onset and maintenance. For new therapies based on immune-modulation to be possible, immune characterization of T1D patients is crucial.Objective and hypotheses: We aimed to characterise innate and adaptive immune cells of T1D children at a well-defined ‘onset-window&#146...

hrp0095rfc11.4 | Late Breaking | ESPE2022

Are GnRH agonists beneficial in final adult height after 8 years old? Data from a Portuguese National Digital Platform of idiopathic Central Precocious Puberty

Espada Filipa , Castro Carolina , Luisa Leite Ana , Galo Elisa , Antunes Ana , Castro Sofia , Robalo Brigida , Amaral Daniela , Ferreira Sofia , Limbert Catarina

Objective: Central precocious puberty (CPP) is a common condition in pediatric endocrinology practice. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists (GnRHa) treatment is safe, but the real effect on final height and the ideal timing for treatment remains controversial. The purpose of the authors was to evaluate a nationwide representative group of CPP Portuguese girls treated with GnRHa, assess the effectiveness of treatment and the growth outcome before and after 8...