hrp0092p1-228 | Growth and Syndromes (to include Turner Syndrome) (1) | ESPE2019

Broadening of the Phenotypic Spectrum of Coats Plus Syndrome: A Patient Presenting with Extreme Short Stature as a Hallmark Feature

Riquelme Joel , Mericq Veronica , Pena Fernanda , Boogaard Merel W. , van Dijk Tessa , van Duyvenvoorde Hermine A. , Wit Jan-Maarten , Losekoot Monique

Background and Aims: Coats plus syndrome (MIM # 612199) is a highly pleiotropic disorder particularly affecting brain, eye, bone and gastrointestinal tract. We describe the phenotype of a patient with severe growth failure where whole exome sequencing (WES) revealed compound heterozygosity for two mutations in the CTC1 gene.Patient and Methods: The patient, the fourth child of healthy non-consanguineous parents, was born...

hrp0082p2-d1-449 | Growth | ESPE2014

Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 is Inversely Associated with Growth Rates in Infancy

Mericq Veronica , De Luca Francesco , Hernandez Maria_Isabel , Pena Veronica , Rossel Katherine , Cavada Gabriel , Avila Alejandra , Iniguez German

Background: FGF21 is a metabolic and growth regulator.Aim: To investigate the role of FGF21 during growth in infancy.Methods: Cohort of 40 term (T) and 40 preterm (PT) newborns whose length and weight were evaluated prospectively at birth, 6 months, and 12 months. Blood samples for FGF21, IGF1, leptin, insulin and glucose were collected at 6 and 12 months. In addition, FGF21, I GF-I, leptin, and insulin were measured in cord blood ...