hrp0082p3-d3-865 | Growth (4) | ESPE2014

Side Effect of Treatment with rGh

Merouane Belacel , Samia Baz O' Achir

Background: Stunting is a common reason for consultation in pediatrics, several etiologies are responsible, although endocrine causes is rare, it is important to make the diagnosis in order to provide early adequate treatment. however the treatment by rGH is usually well tolerated, side effects should be known, including the possibility of retinal edema revealing intracranial hypertension.Objective and hypotheses: Our purpose is to report a side effect o...

hrp0084p3-1129 | Pituitary | ESPE2015

Thickened Pituitary Stalk with Central Diabetes Insipidus: What Diagnosis?

Merazka Amel , Achir S , Baz O , Foudil D , Mimouni S

Background: Central diabetes insipidus (DIC) is usually the final result of lesions affecting the hypothalamic┬ľneurohypophysal system, for the children, Germinoma is the main reason. The MRI aspect is often limited to thickness pituitary stalk with loss of hyperintensity of the neurohypophysis.Objective and hypotheses: Thickening of pituitary stalk is suggestive of germinoma, the clinical picture is dominated by a DIC (90%), associated to hypopituit...