hrp0089p3-p291 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty P3 | ESPE2018

Neonatal Panhypopituitarism with Hypoglycemia, Edema, Inspiratory Stridor and Cholestasis

Momm Benita , Nitsch Alexander , Hammer Elke

We report the case of a female newborn, first child of healthy, non-consanguineous parents, born at 42+0 weeks of gestation, who was admitted 21 h after birth with severe hypoglycemia, hypothermia, decreased muscle tone, inspiratory stridor and edema. The course included poor feeding and failure to thrive, hyperbilirubinemia and cholestasis. Infectious or metabolic diseases were ruled out by clinical and laboratory investigations. Hormonal evaluation confirmed the diagnosis of...

hrp0084p2-475 | Growth | ESPE2015

Growth Hormone Deficiency and Pituitary Dysgenesis in a Girl with Microdeletion 2q31.1

Hammer Elke , Busche Andreas , Gillessen-Kaesbach Gabriele

Background: Microdeletions of the chromosomal region 2q31.1 are rare. Growth retardation is reported in the majority of these patients, but information about growth hormone status is not given in the literature. Other typical features in 2q31.1 deletion syndrome are developmental delay, limb abnormalities, short palpebral fissures, heart defects, among others.Objective and hypotheses: A 12 year old girl presented at the age of 7 years with severe growth ...

hrp0082p1-d2-122 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity (1) | ESPE2014

Predictive Value of Excess Body Weight in Childhood and Adolescence Compared to BMI and Waist to Height Ratio

Petroff David , Kromeyer-Hauschild Katrin , Wiegand Susanna , L'Allemand-Jander Dagmar , Binder Gerhard , Schwab Karl Otfried , Stachow Rainer , Kiess Wieland , Hammer Elke , Sturm Sirid , Holl Reinhard , Bluher Susann

Background: Weight status in children is commonly defined using BMI (SDS), but this measure is problematic due to the skewness of the BMI distribution and its age-dependant increase. In addition, it is difficult for physicians or parents alike to grasp what a certain value means. Excess body weight (EBW) is frequently used in adult patients in the context of bariatric surgery.Objective and hypotheses: An appropriate definition for the paediatric populati...