hrp0086p2-p676 | Growth P2 | ESPE2016

Is the Growth Hormone Deficiency the Cause of Short Stature in Floating Harbor Syndrome?

Albu Alice , Nicolaescu Irina , Petre Oana , Gheorghe-Fronea Ivona

Background: Floating Harbor syndrome (FGS) is a dominant autosomal genetic disorder characterized by facial dysmorphism, delay in language development and short stature associated with delayed bone age. Currently there are about 100 cases reported worldwide. Although the short stature is one of the main features of the FHS, its etiology is poorly understood. A limited number of cases reported growth hormone deficiency as a cause of short stature in FHS and the evolution during...