hrp0092p3-290 | Late Breaking Abstracts | ESPE2019

Etiologies and Clinical Patterns of Hypopituitarism in Sudanese Children

Hassan Samar , Mukhwana Ranson , Abdullah Mohamed

Background: There is paucity of information regarding etiology and clinical profile of hypopituitarism from populations with high rates of consanguineous marriage like Sudan. We report the first data on etiological factors and clinical profiles of children with hypopituitarism from Sudan. Methodology: This study was a descriptive, hospital based, retrospective study carried out in two major pediatric endocrinology centers in Sudan (Khartoum state) from January...

hrp0095p1-6 | Adrenals and HPA Axis | ESPE2022

Clinical and Genetic characterization of primary adrenal insufficiency in Sudanese children

A. Musa Salwa , A. Abdullah Mohamed , S. Hassan Samar , Qamar Younus , Hall Charlotte , Maitra Saptarshi , V Maharaj Avinaash , Mariela Marroquin Ramirez Lucia , Read Jordan , Smith Christopher , F Chan Li , A Metherell Louise

Background: Primary adrenal insufficiency (PAI) in children is an uncommon condition. Diagnosis is usually challenging especially in resource limited settings where facilities for antibodies and genetic testing are constrained. Many genetic etiologies have been reported in children with PAI due to congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) and Allgrove syndrome are the commonest identified genetic causes to date in Sudan. Studies from Africa are rare and here we des...