hrp0082p3-d2-644 | Adrenals & HP Axis (1) | ESPE2014
, Balice Piero
Background: Cushings syndrome is a rare entity in children and generally it presents a female to male predominance. The most common cause in childhood is iatrogenic Cushings syndrome related to chronic administration of glucocorticoids or ACTH. Endogenous Cushings syndrome is divided into ACTH dependent (ACTH overproduction due to pituitary adenoma or ectopic production) and in ACTH independent causes (surrenal adenoma, carcinoma, or bilateral hyperplasia).<p class="abstex...