hrp0082p2-d2-466 | Growth (1) | ESPE2014

Normal Growth in Aromatase Excess Syndrome by Pharmacological Inhibition of Aromatase Activity

Deubzer Beate , Binder Gerhard

Introduction: In the rare aromatase excess syndrome aromatase turnover from androgens to estrogens is constitutively increased. Affected males show signs of hyperestrogenism such as feminization (particularly gynecomastia), hypogonadism, and short adult height due to early epiphyseal closure.Case report: Here, we report the different statural growth of two first degree cousins affected by aromatase excess syndrome. Both carried the same heterozygote dele...