hrp0084p3-1019 | Growth | ESPE2015
Mutlu Gul Yesiltepe
, Kirmizibekmez Heves
, Arman Ahmet
, Hatun Sukru
Background: Laron syndrome, which is characterised with GH insensitivity, is caused by mutations of GH receptor (GHR). GHR, consisting of nine exons, is located on 5th chromosome. Typical findings of this syndrome are immature facial appearance, prominent forehead and eyes, depressed nasal bridge, low IGF1 and IGFBP3 levels which do not increase with IGF-generation test.Case report: A 4-year and 3-month old boy was admitted because of growth retardation....