hrp0084p3-625 | Adrenals | ESPE2015

‘Reexpansion’ of Testicular Tissue after Testis-Sparing Surgery in an Adolescent

Sen Yasar , Cimbek Emine Ayca , Yuca Sevil Ari , Ciftci Ilhan , Bugrul Fuat

Background: Boys with 21-hydroxylase deficiency (21-OHD) develop testicular adrenal rest tumors (TARTs) at a high percentage. TARTs may lead to testicular structure damage and infertility. Treatment consists of increasing the glucocorticoid dose to suppress ACTH or surgery when necessary.Objective and hypotheses: We present an adolescent with TART who was treated by testicular sparing surgery at the age of 11.Method: A 13 -year-old...