hrp0095p1-13 | Adrenals and HPA Axis | ESPE2022
Athina Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis
, Dikaiakou Eirini
, Kosteria Ioanna
, Athanasouli Fani
, Kafetzi Maria
, Michalacos Stefanos
Background: Premature adrenarche (PA) is characterized by the appearance of pubic and axillary hair associated with an increase in adrenal androgen production, in the absence of central puberty, steroidogenic enzyme defects, or virilizing tumors, before the age of 8 years in girls and 9 years in boys. Studies have shown increased likelihood of PA for children with obesity and those born small for gestational age (SGA).Aim:</stron...