hrp0095p1-563 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty | ESPE2022

Transient multiple pituitary hormone deficiency in critically ill pediatric patients

Dror Nitzan , Adam Dganit , Perl Liat , Eliakim Alon

Objective: Hospitalization in pediatric intensive care unit due to critical illness may be life threatening condition associated with severe acute physical stress and concomitant hormonal changes. Whether these changes represent an adaptive response or need to be treated is still not known.Methods: Pituitary hormones evaluation in four patients who were hospitalized in pediatric intensive care unit due to different sever...