hrp0092p3-23 | Adrenals and HPA Axis | ESPE2019

Recurrent Hypoglycemia-Not Every Low Sugar is Hyperinsulinemia

Chaturvedi Deepti

Introduction: Recurrent hypoglycemia is a life threatening condition. And its early diagnosis and correct diagnosis can be crucial to entail survival of the child.Objectives: To review this case with respect to the clinical scenario and critical pathways we should remember while investigating a case of recurrent hypoglycemia.Methods: History: A 5 year old, Pakistani origin, male ch...

hrp0089p2-p238 | GH & IGFs P2 | ESPE2018

Growth Hormone Therapy and Its Challenges in GH Deficient Cases in a Multinational Population-a Sneak-Peek

Chaturvedi Deepti

Objectives: To identify growth hormone deficiency (GHD) in cases referred for short stature in a multi-national population and evaluate the acceptance, adherence and side effects of GH therapy in these GH deficient cases.Materials and methods: Retrospective analysis was done on all the cases referred for short stature to Pediatric endocrine facility of our hospital from January 2016 to January 2017. GHD was diagnosed on the basis of a GH response <10...

hrp0097p2-209 | Bone, Growth Plate and Mineral Metabolism | ESPE2023

Diagnostic and Management Challenges in X linked hypophosphatemic rickets:-A case series

Chaturvedi Deepti , Deeb Asma

Introduction: X Linked hypoposphatemic rickets (XLH) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by variable clinical features. It is often misdiagnosed with other types of rickets. A novel effective treatment is currently available. We report four cases of XLH who presented to our centre over a period of five years and describe their clinical presentation, diagnostic, treatment challenge and outcome.CASE 1 -The child presented with short s...

hrp0092p3-183 | Multisystem Endocrine Disorders | ESPE2019

High Demand for Collaborative Work Between Paediatric Endocrinologists in Arab Countries

Alsaffar Hussain , Elawwa Ahmed , Aljaser Fahed , Chaturvedi Deepti , Ehtisham Sarah , Habeb Abdelhadi , Deeb Asma

Introduction: The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has witnessed increasing number of researchers over last decade; for example, in-between 2015 and 2016, the number of researchers (in full time equivalent) per 1 million inhabitants was 2.4K in UAE, 1.1K in Morocco, 680 in Egypt, 604 in Qatar and 242 in Oman. Research and Development investment among Arabic countries was the highest in Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirate...