hrp0086rfc3.3 | Pituitary | ESPE2016

Unraveling the Link between Optic Nerve Hypoplasia and Pituitary Hormone Dysfunction

Alyahaywi Naseem , Dheenshaw Kiera , Aroichane Maryam , Islam Nazrul , Amed Shazhan

Background: Optic nerve hypoplasia (ONH) is a congenital condition with high morbidity. Many children with ONH will develop pituitary hormone dysfunction (PHD), but it is unknown if, or when, this will occur.Objective and hypotheses: Our primary objective was to identify the type, timing and predictors of PHD in children with ONH to help guide the necessity and frequency for pituitary hormone testing.Method: A retrospective chart r...