hrp0082p3-d3-651 | Autoimmune Endocrine Disease | ESPE2014

Diabetes Mellitus after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Narvaez Barros Karla Maria , Martorell Ariadna Campos , Leon Maria Clemente , Alvarez Izaskun Elorza , Fernandez Diego Yeste , Lezcano Antonio Carrascosa

Background: Patients who have received an hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) have more risk of endocrine complications (hypothyroidism, hypogonadism, and growth retardation) but the incidence of diabetes after HSCT is not as well known. The pathogenesis of the diabetes is not well established, and is believed to be multifactorial: chemotherapy, pancreatic irradiation, inflammatory cascade and cytokines, steroids and predisposing genetic factors.<p class="abstex...