hrp0089p2-p005 | Adrenals and HPA Axis P2 | ESPE2018
, Gill Hardave
, Mondal Prosanta
, Inman Mark
, Urmson Kristine
Introduction: In pediatric years, the most common cause of primary adrenal insufficiency is congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency. Current Endocrine Society guidelines advocate for the use of perioperative supraphysiologic (often referred to as stress dose) glucocorticoids for children with primary adrenal insufficiency undergoing general anesthesia or surgery. We perceived a difference in practice patterns amongst pediatric subspeci...