hrp0094p2-395 | Sex differentiation, gonads and gynaecology or sex endocrinology | ESPE2021

Cognitive function and linear growth in Prednisone-treated children with salt-wasting congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Elsayed Shaymaa , Soliman Ashraf , Omar Tarek , Ibrahim Sandra , Elawwa Ahmed ,

Introduction: Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a disorder with a wide spectrum of severity. Impaired cognition has been reported in patients with CAH, although the findings have been conflicting. It has been hypothesized that the major causes of the deficits are prenatal hormonal imbalances and/or excessive glucocorticoid treatment.Objective: The objective of this study was to investigate cognitive function in chi...

hrp0092p2-258 | Sex Differentiation, Gonads and Gynaecology or Sex Endocrinology | ESPE2019

Study of Autistic Features Among Children and Adolescents with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

Elsayed Shaymaa , Omar Tarek , El Bardeny Magdy , El-Latif Soha Abd , Ibrahim Sandra

Introduction: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) consists of a pattern of persistent deficits in social communication and interaction across multiple contexts together with restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests or activities. In the general population autistic traits can be found more frequently in males than females. This male predominance indicates that high androgen levels may prenatally have influence on development of autistic traits.<p c...