hrp0084p2-523 | Puberty | ESPE2015

Copy Number Variants in Patients with Congenital Hypopituitarism Associated with Complex Phenotypes

Correa Fernanda A , Franca Marcela M , Canton Ana P M , Otto Aline P , Costalonga Everlayny F , Brito Vinicius N , Carvalho Luciani R , Costa Silvia , Arnhold Ivo J P , Jorge Alexander A L , Rosenberg Carla , Mendonca Berenice B

Background: The aetiology of congenital hypopituitarism (CH) is unknown in the majority of patients. In our cohort of 200 cases, it was possible to establish the genetic cause in only 13 patients (6.5%). Copy number variants (CNVs) have been implicated as the cause of genetic syndromes with previously unknown aetiology.Objective: To study the presence of CNVs and its relevance in patients with CH of unknown cause associated with complex phenotypes.<p...