hrp0086lbp12 | (1) | ESPE2016

An Analysis of Symptoms and Signs of Adrenal Insufficiency in Children with CAH Admitted to Hospital in Australia

Chrisp Georgina , Maguire Ann , Quartararo Maria , Falhammar Henrik , Hameed Shihab , King Bruce , Munns Craig , Torpy David , Rushworth R. Louise

Background: An adrenal crisis (AC) is a life-threatening complication of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). Despite modern therapies, children with CAH still present with symptomatic adrenal insufficiency (AI) and AC.Objective and hypotheses: The aim of the study was to determine the spectrum of symptoms and signs of AI in children with diagnosed CAH who were admitted to hospital for an acute illness, as well as to evaluate the use of stress dosing an...

hrp0082p1-d2-38 | Bone | ESPE2014

Increased Rates of Infantile Hypercalcaemia Following Guidelines for Antenatal Vitamin D3 Supplementation

Amato Lisa A , Neville Kristen A , Hameed Shihab , Quek Wei Shern , Verge Charles F , Woodhead Helen J , White Chris P , Horvath Andrea Rita , Walker Jan L

Background: Consultations for infantile hypercalcaemia have increased at Sydney ChildrenÂ’s Hospital since guidelines for vitamin D3 supplementation during pregnancy were introduced in 2006. Recent nationwide shortages of low-calcium formula (LCF) suggest this problem may be widespread.Aim: To determine if infantile hypercalcaemia is occurring more commonly, identify potential aetiologies and clinical significance.Me...