hrp0086rfc3.7 | Pituitary | ESPE2016

Pituitary Structural Abnormalities in Idiopathic Isolated Growth Hormone Deficiency

Cardoso Luis , Vicente Nuno , Dias Ines , Caetano Joana Serra , Cardoso Rita , Dinis Isabel , Bastos Margarida , Rodrigues Dircea , Carrilho Francisco , Mirante Alice

Background: Isolated growth hormone deficiency is the most common pituitary hormone deficiency, although the majority of cases are idiopathic. The presence of pituitary structural abnormalities may influence growth hormone (GH) deficiency severeness.Objective: Assess the effect of pituitary abnormalities in idiopathic isolated growth hormone deficiency (IIGHD).Methods: We analysed 65 children with IIGHD and pituitary magnetic resso...