hrp0084p2-171 | Adrenals | ESPE2015

Acute Adrenal Failure in a Term Newborn with Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection: Case Description and Review of the Literature

Marseglia Lucia , Alterio Tommaso , Manti Lauretta , Aversa Tommaso , Calafiore Maria Rosa , Gitto Eloisa , Wasniewska Malgorzata

Background: Bilateral adrenal haemorrhage is rare in the neonates and more rarely does it manifest itself as acute adrenal insufficiency (AI). Cytomegalovirus (CMV)-associated AI is a well-known in adults with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. AI is not a common finding in children with congenital CMV infection. We describe herein the case of a newborn infant presenting with adrenal hematomas (AH), AI and congenital CMV infection.Case report: A 20 day-...