hrp0095p1-539 | Multisystem Endocrine Disorders | ESPE2022

Rett Syndrome Patients: Do They need Pediatric Endocrinologist’s care?

Pepe Giorgia , Corica Domenico , Coco Roberto , Di Rosa Gabriella , Aversa Tommaso , Wasniewska Malgorzata

Background: systematic data about endocrinopathies in Rett syndrome (RTT) patients are still scarce and not univocal.Objective: to assess the prevalence of endocrinopathies in a pediatric population of RTT patients.Design: retrospective observational single center study.Methods: 29 caucasian patients (28 girls,1 boy) with genetically confirme...

hrp0097p1-532 | Multisystem Endocrine Disorders | ESPE2023

Prevalence of endocrinopathies in a cohort of patients with Rett syndrome: a double center observational study

Pepe Giorgia , Stagi Stefano , Corica Domenico , Coco Roberto , Di Rosa Gabriella , Bossowski Filip , Skorupska Magdalena , Aversa Tommaso , Wasniewska Malgorzata

Objective: to assess the prevalence of endocrinopathies in a pediatric population of Rett syndrome (RTT) patients.Design: retrospective observational double center study.Methods: 51 caucasian patients (47 girls, 4 boy) with genetically confirmed diagnosis of RTT were enrolled (mean age: 9.65±5.9 years, range: 1-18 years). The patients were referred from the Rett Center of two It...

hrp0097p2-37 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty | ESPE2023

A male case of peripheral precocious puberty caused by testotoxicosis

Coco Roberto , Pepe Giorgia , Li Pomi Alessandra , Corica Domenico , Lugarà Cecilia , Valenzise Mariella , Wasniewska Malgorzata , Aversa Tommaso

Introduction: Familial male-limited precocious puberty (or testotoxicosis) is a very rare genetic disorder with autosomal dominant transmission that causes gonadotropin-independent precocious puberty due to mutations activating the lutropin-chorionic gonadotropin receptor (LHCGR), which lead to elevated testosterone levels and suppressed gonadotropins. The age of onset is between 2-5 years essentially with penis and testes enlargement, linear growth accelerati...