hrp0095p2-222 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty | ESPE2022

A rare case of Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the central nervous system in a child

Kherra Sakina , Haddad Karima , Boutaba Mounia , Bellouti Sihem , Sifour Latifa , Zeroual Zoulikha

Case presentation: We report the case of Imad, a 2-year- old Algerian boy referred with a 2-month history of polyuria and polydipsia. Diabetes insipidus was diagnosed by confirming hypernatremia with hyperosmolar serum and inappropriately dilute urine. His polyuria and polydipsia improved dramatically using the oral vasopressin analog. The child had no clinical signs of underlying disease, serum tumor markers were not detected and a skeletal survey suggested n...

hrp0097p2-94 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty | ESPE2023

Diagnostic and predictive value of brain magnetic resonance imaging in Algerian children with growth hormone deficiency

Kherra Sakina , Boutaghane Noureddine , Bellouti Sihem , Sifour Latifa , Sahli Hassiba , Djermane Adel , Yasmine Ouarezki , Ladjouze Asmahane , Talbi Fatiha , Bendakir Imane , Chikh Amina

Background: Growth hormone deficiency (GHD) in children is a rare condition. It may be idiopathic or may develop as a consequence of congenital or acquired organic pathology of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis. GHD can be partial or part of a combined pituitary deficiency. Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is very useful in establishing the etiology of GHD and predicting its severity.Study aims: To investigate the re...