hrp0082p3-d2-989 | Thyroid (1) | ESPE2014

Aetiology and Different Clinical Conditions of Hyperthyroidism in Children and Adolescents

Fadila Bouferoua , Zoulikha Zeroual , Saliha Tari , Nabila Bouterfas , Mokhtar Khiari Mohamed El , Houria Boukelal

Background: Hyperthyroidism is considered to be rare in children; it’s clinical profile is different and the most cause is Grave’s disease (GD).Objective and hypotheses: To evaluate clinical features and evolution of childhood hyperthyroidism.Method: Longitudinal retrospective study of patients diagnosed with hyperthyroidism.Results: 8 cases were identified between 2006 and 2013: 6F/2M, the patient&...

hrp0094p2-43 | Adrenals and HPA Axis | ESPE2021

Aetiology and different clinical conditions of primary adrenal insuffiency in a region of North Africa

Bouferoua Fadila , Bouterfas Nabila , Boucenna Hamza , Dahmane Nabila , Mohandoussaid Aida , Boukhedouma Nabila , Sekfali Lynda , Benhalla Nafissa ,

Introduction: Adrenal insufficiency is relatively rare in childhood and adolescence. Signs and symptoms may be non specific; therefore, the diagnosis may not be suspected early in the course. It may be categorized as primary or secondary and congenital or acquired. Many etiologies have been reported worldwide of which CAH was the commonest etiology in children.Objective and hypotheses: To determine the clinical features and evolution of ...

hrp0094p2-44 | Adrenals and HPA Axis | ESPE2021

Clinical and evolutionary aspects of Allgrove Syndrome, Algerian experience

Fadila Bouferoua , Nabila Bouterfas , Hamza Boucenna , Sofiane Benmaouche , Aida Mohandoussaid , Nabila Dahmane , Nafissa Benhalla ,

Introduction: Allgrove syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder involving alacrymia, achalasia, Addison’s disease (3A) and neurological disorders (4A), it results from mutations in the AAAS gene located on chromosome 12q13 which codes for a protein known as ALADIN (ALacryma Achalasia aDrenal Insufficiency Neurologic disorder). Alacrymia is diagnosed by Schirmer’s test, achalasia by esophageal manometry while adrenal insufficiency is confirmed ...

hrp0094p2-245 | Fetal, neonatal endocrinology and metabolism (to include hypoglycaemia) | ESPE2021

Predictors of short stature in intrauterine growth retardation in a region of north Africa

Fadila Bouferoua , Hamza Boucenna , Nabila Bouterfas , Aida Mohandoussaid , Lynda Sekfali , Nabila Boukhedouma , Nabila Dahmane , Nafissa Benhalla ,

Introduction: The intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) is defined by weight and/or height below the 10th percentile of reference population curve.Goal: To determine the predictors of small size at the age of 2 yearsMethod: Longitudinal prospective study from 2012 to 2016. We followed the growth in height and weight of children born with IUGR at term up to the age of 2 years.<p class="abstext"...

hrp0094p2-274 | Growth hormone and IGFs | ESPE2021

Aetiology and different clinical conditions of GHD in children in a region of North Africa

Fadila Bouferoua , Hamza Boucenna , Nabila Bouterfas , Lynda Sekfali , Aida Mohandoussaid , Nafissa Benhalla ,

Background: Growth hormone deficiency (GHD) is defined as a total or partial deficiency in the secretion of growth hormone (GH) by the somatotropic cells of the anterior pituitary. The exact prevalence of this condition is unknown in Algeria. In Europe and USA, it is estimated between 1/4000 and 1/10000. This variation is explained by clinical polymorphism, the limits of pharmacological stimulation tests for GH stimulation, problems in interpreting the diagnos...