hrp0097p1-102 | GH and IGFs | ESPE2023

Assessment of clinical pediatric perception of short stature in childhood and challenges to treat with Growth Hormone in Brazil: A exploratory evaluation of a developing country daily practice.

Barquero Paula , Aranha Pedro , Souza Leonardo , Careli Guilherme , Veçoso Marcos , Freire Daniel , Sato Cleber

Background: Concerns about a child's growth are one of the most common topics parents express during pediatric visits and are a leading cause for referral to a pediatric endocrinologist. For the general pediatric, when short stature is diagnosed, its clinical management remains a challenge.Objective: The aim of the study was to approach and understand the perception from the general pediatrician about short stature,...