hrp0092ss1.2 | (1) | ESPE2019

E-learning ESPE interactive case

Karem Mona , Drop Stenvert

A 13 months old infant, presented with failure to thrive, untreated congenital hypothyroidism and pseudo-hypertrophy of limb muscles (i.e. Kocher-Debre-Semelaigne syndrome). The child had delayed motor and mental development. Thyroxin replacement therapy, as well as nutritional support, was initiated.Two to three weeks after treatment introduction, the motor and cognitive developments were accelerated with striking improvement as if global growth was sto...

hrp0092p3-309 | Late Breaking Abstracts | ESPE2019

Vitamin D Status Among Children and Adolescents in an Egyptian Cohort: Can we Predict Vitamin D Deficiency?

Karem Mona , Gamal Heiba Ebtehal , Kamel Noha , Gad Suzan

Background and Aim: Vitamin D plays a crucial role in skeletal and extra-skeletal physiology. It is essential for growth, development and health. It works as a paracrine and autocrine signaling molecule that affects nearly all systems in the body. Vitamin D deficiency (VDD) is prevalent in many countries in all age groups, and may be overlooked due to the variable clinical presentations according to age. This study was conducted to assess vitamin D status amon...

hrp0089p3-p112 | Diabetes & Insulin P3 | ESPE2018

Diabetic Ketoacidosis among Egyptian Children with Type 1 Diabetes: 3-Years Study

Karem Mona , Alsabahy Khalid , Elfiky Ahmed , Meshref Ahmed , Akl Heba

Introduction: Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) is one of the acute complications of type 1 diabetes. It is a life-threatening condition that varies in severity and prognosis from patient to another. In Egypt, there is no available data about the socio-demographic characteristics as well as the DKA severity determinants among childrenObjective: 1. To identify demographic, clinical and laboratory variables of pediatric patients diagnosed with DKA at Suez Canal ...