hrp0094p2-38 | Adrenals and HPA Axis | ESPE2021

Addison’s disease: Delay in diagnosis in a girl with longstanding symptoms

Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis Athina , Bonataki Myrto , Dikaiakou Eirini , Fakiolas Stefanos , Kafetzi Maria , Michalacos Stefanos ,

Background: Autoimmune destruction of the adrenal cortex is the cause of primary adrenal insufficiency in 45% to 55% of cases in children.Case presentation: A 10-year and 10-month-old female was admitted to the Pediatric Endocrinology Clinic for evaluation of suspected adrenal insufficiency. The girl reported longstanding complaints of fatigue, loss of appetite, recurrent gastric symptoms and salt craving. Medical history was significant...

hrp0097p1-397 | Thyroid | ESPE2023

Increased frequency of Grave’s Disease during COVID-19 pandemic

Kosteria Ioanna , Athanasouli Fani , Dikaiakou Eirini , Leka-Emiris Sofia , Papadopoulou Katerina , Fakiolas Stefanos , Kafetzi Maria , Vakaki Marina , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina

Introduction: Increased frequency of Grave’s disease (GD) has been reported both in adults and youth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Aim: To compare the frequency of GD prior and during the COVID-19 pandemic.Methods: Retrospective analysis of children diagnosed with GD over the last 13 years in our Department.Results: A total of 22 children (31.8% boys) with a mean age of 10.55...