hrp0094p2-350 | Pituitary, neuroendocrinology and puberty | ESPE2021

Nuchal Skinfold Thickness in Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients

Peng Junxiang , Boekhoff Svenja , Eveslage Maria , Bison Brigitte , Sowithayasakul Panjarat , Muller Hermann L. ,

Background: Severe obesity and tumor relapse/progression have impact on long-term prognosis in pediatric brain tumor patients.Methods: In a cross-sectional study, we analyzed nuchal skinfold thickness (NST) on magnetic-resonance imaging (MRI) follow-up monitoring as a parameter for assessment of nuchal adipose tissue in 177 brain tumor patients (40 World Health Organization (WHO) grade 1–2 brain tumor; 31 grade 3&#1...