hrp0084p3-1086 | Perinatal | ESPE2015

Usefulness of ultrasonography for detecting adrenal haemorrhage in neonates with relative adrenal insufficiency

Jeong Kyung A , Kim Hwa Young , Jung Hae Woon , Kim So Youn , Choi Keun Hee , Lee Gyung Min , Lee Young Ah , Shin Choong Ho , Yang Sei Won

Background: Relative adrenal insufficiency (RAI) may be associated with neonatal adrenal hemorrhage (AH).Objective and hypotheses: The purpose of this study was to investigate the usefulness of ultrasonography for detecting AH in steroid treated neonates with RAI.Method: A retrospective analysis of 52 corticosteroid-treated patients with RAI at a neonatal intensive care unit of a tertiary center from January 2006 to April 2014 was ...