hrp0082p3-d2-640 | Adrenals & HP Axis (1) | ESPE2014

Therapeutic Troubles of Cushing’s Disease in Adolescence: Report of a Case

Deiana Manuela , Losa Marco , Trettene Adolfo , Scolari Alessandra , Salvatoni Alessandro

Background: Cushing’s disease, due to ACTH-secreting pituitary adenomas, is rare in the pediatric age (0.2–0.5/ million people per year), although accounts for 75–80% of Cushing syndrome in childhood compared to 49–71% in adulthood. We report clinical presentation, diagnostic workup and treatment of a new case with major therapeutics problems.Case report: A 15-year-old girl was referred to our clinic because of secondary amenorrhea, a...