hrp0086p2-p421 | Gonads & DSD P2 | ESPE2016

Onset of Puberty in Healthy Boys is Associated with a Decreased BMI Compared to Values Prior to the Onset of Puberty

Bundak Ruveyde , Darendeliler Feyza , Bas Firdevs , Poyrazoglu Sukran , Gunoz Hulya , Neyzi Olcay

Background: In several studies it has been shown that BMI influences the timing of puberty, mostly in girls, but has not been a consistent finding in boys.Objective and hypotheses: To investigate the association between BMI and timing of pubertal onset in a population based sample of Turkish boys.Method: Data on growth and pubertal development were collected by biannual visits to six primary and secondary level schools in Istanbul ...

hrp0084p2-478 | Growth | ESPE2015

Comparison of the Turkish Growth Standards with the Who Standards

Abali Zehra Yavas , Bundak Ruveyde , Furman Andrezj , Gokcay Gulbin , Gunoz Hulya , Bas Firdevs , Darendeliler Feyza , Neyzi Olcay

Background: Growth standards are important tools in the monitoring of growth. In 2006 the World Health Organization (WHO) published new growth charts based on infants and young children living in optimal conditions in six countries and proposed that these and the NCHS data on North American children be accepted as standards for children in all countries throughout the world. Studies comparing country specific standards with WHO growth charts are therefore necessary.<p clas...

hrp0084p3-584 | Adrenals | ESPE2015

CYP11B1 Gene Mutations in Patients with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia in Turkey

Bas Firdevs , Ergun-Longmire Berrin , Saka Nurcin , Toksoy Guven , Uyguner Oya , Poyrazoglu Sukran , Ahmed Shaun , Cobb Edward , Altunoglu Umut , Bundak Ruveyde , Darendeliler Feyza , Gunoz Hulya , New Maria I , Wilson Robert

Background: Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) due to 11β-hydroxylase deficiency (11OHD), a rare autosomal recessive disorder, is the second most common form of CAH, resulting in glucocorticoid deficiency, hyperandrogenism and hypertension.Objective and hypotheses: To investigate the specific CAH mutations in CYP11B1 gene and to examine for genotype-phenotype correlations.Method: 21 patients (n=9, 46, XX; <...