hrp0097p2-7 | Growth and Syndromes | ESPE2023

Survey of the Prevalence of Balance Issues in Turner Syndrome

Duncan Nicola , Todd Stacey , Smyth Arlene , Mason Avril , Kubba Haytham

Background: Turner Syndrome (TS) is commonly complicated by otological problems, of which middle ear infections, conductive and sensorineural hearing losses are most frequent. Middle ear infection and hearing loss, isolated or in combination, have putative roles in balance disturbance and may be related to the increased fracture risk exhibited in TS in adulthood. Our aim was to both establish the prevalence of balance problems in TS during childhood and explor...

hrp0084wg6.4 | Turner Syndrome | ESPE2015

Management of Middle Ear and Hearing Problems in Turner Syndrome – How Can We Do Better?

Lim David , Donaldson Malcolm , Gault Emma Jane , Clement Andrew , Kubba Haytham , Mason Avril

Background: Otological problems in Turner syndrome (TS) are notoriously common and troublesome, often requiring intervention with adeno-tonsillectomy, insertion of ventilation tubes and occasionally resulting in serious disease such as cholesteatoma.Survey of otological problems in the West of Scotland: A case note review of 174 girls attending the Turner clinic in Glasgow, Scotland from 1989–2015 found that of 155 patients in whom data were availab...

hrp0097p1-306 | Growth and Syndromes | ESPE2023

Annual Hearing Screening in Children with Achondroplasia: Results from the First 4 Years in Glasgow.

Watt Adam , Kubba Haytham , Hunter Karen , Weale Corinne , McDevitt Helen , Mason Avril

Objectives: Hearing loss and ENT problems are frequently seen in children with Achondroplasia. Current international consensus guidance recommends audiological assessment before the age of one year and thereafter in childhood in presence of speech delay, hearing difficulties or features of middle ear effusion. In January 2019, we began a programme of annual hearing screening for children with Achondroplasia residing in Glasgow who attend the Complex Bone Clini...