hrp0092mte3 | Turner syndrome - Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Care of Girls and Women with Turner Syndrome: Proceedings from the 2016 Cincinnati International - Turner Syndrome Meeting | ESPE2019

New International Guidelines on Turner Syndrome

Gravholt Claus H.

Turner syndrome (TS) affects 25-50 per 100,000 females and can involve multiple organs through all stages of life, necessitating a multidisciplinary approach to care. Numerous important advances have been noted during recent years. These advances cover all specialty fields involved in the care of girls and women with TS. This new international guideline is based on an international effort with emphasis on 1) diagnostic and genetic issues, 2) growth and development during child...

hrp0094wg8.2 | ESPE Working Group on Turner Syndrome Symposium | ESPE2021

Turner syndrome and hormone replacement therapy

Gravholt Claus H. ,

Turner syndrome is a condition in females missing a sex chromosome (45,X) or parts of the second sex chromosome. It is considered a rare condition and associated with a range of characteristics, such as short stature, ovarian dysgenesis, delayed puberty and infertility, congenital malformations of the heart, endocrine disorders, including a range of autoimmune conditions and type 2 diabetes. Morbidity and mortality is clearly increased compared with the background population a...

hrp0094p1-143 | Sex Endocrinology and Gonads B | ESPE2021

Current clinical practice of prenatal dexamethasone treatment in at risk pregnancies for classic 21 hydroxylase deficiency in Europe

Nowotny Hanna F. , Neumann Uta , Tardy-Guidollet Veronique , Ahmed S. Faisal , Baronio Federico , Battelino Tadej , Bertherat Jerome , Blankenstein Oliver , Bonomi Marco , Bouvattier Claire , de la Perriere Aude Brac , Brucker Sara , Cappa Marco , Chanson Philippe , Grinten Hedi L. Claahsen van der , Colao Annamaria , Cools Martine , Davies Justin H. , Gunther Dorr Helmut , Fenske Wiebke K. , Ghigo Ezio , Gravholt Claus H. , Huebner Angela , Husebye Eystein Sverre , Igbokwe Rebecca , Juul Anders , Kiefer Florian W. , Leger Juliane , Menassa Rita , Meyer Gesine , Neocleous Vassos , Phylactou Leonidas A , Rohayem Julia , Russo Gianni , Scaroni Carla , Touraine Philippe , Unger Nicole , Vojtkova Jarmila , Yeste Diego , Lajic Svetlana , Reisch Nicole ,

Background: Prenatal dexamethasone treatment (Pdex) has been used since the 1980s to prevent virilization in female offspring suspected to have congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). However, due to lack of strong evidence for its best practice as well as limited data regarding long term adverse effects, use of dex is highly controversial. This study reveals the current medical practice regarding Pdex in female fetuses at risk of CAH due to 21 hydroxylase defic...