hrp0082p2-d1-531 | Puberty and Neuroendocrinology | ESPE2014

Very Low Estradiol Levels are Independent From Duration of Amenorrhea in Girls with Severe Anorexia Nervosa

Kyheng Christele , De Filippo Gianpaolo , Castell Anne-Laure , Flandrin Jennifer , Durin Julie , Delafoy Manon , Duranteau Lise

Background: Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a primary psychiatric disease, complicated by serious endocrine disturbances. Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism with primary or secondary amenorrhea is the most common endocrine repercussion of AN, with consequent estrogen deficiency and concerns about bone mineral density. Furthermore, establishing regular menstrual cycles is considered as one of the important milestones in girls treated for AN.Aim: To quantify the estro...