hrp0086p2-p970 | Thyroid P2 | ESPE2016

Rare Case of Severe Hyperthyroidism due to Grave’s Disease in a Female Toddler

Salemi Parissa

Background: Hyperthyroidism due to Grave’s disease (GD) in children has a peak incidence between 10 and 15 years of age. It is a rare but serious disorder that if uncontrolled can have serious adverse outcomes on growth and development as well as health. The incidence of GD is believed to be between 0.1 and 3 per 100 000 children in the general population with a prevalence of 1/10 000 children in the US. GD is rare under the age of 5 years.Objective...

hrp0086p2-p971 | Thyroid P2 | ESPE2016

Youngest Known Case of Autoimmune Thyroiditis Causing Hyperthyroidism in a Down’s Syndrome Toddler

Salemi Parissa

Background: The frequency of thyroid disease is elevated in patients with Down’s syndrome starting in the newborn period where it is 0.7% (28× more frequent than in the general population). Most commonly, thyroid dysfunction in Downs Syndrome includes primary hypothyroidism, pituitary–hypothalamic hypothyroidism, TBG deficiency and chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis. The incidence of Grave’s disease is believed to be between 0.1 and 3 per 100 000 children in t...

hrp0082p2-d3-478 | Hypoglycaemia | ESPE2014

Case Report: a Rare Cause of Hypoglycemia in a Neonate

Salemi Parissa , Farber Jessica Strohm

Background: Hypoglycemia in the neonate occurs in approximately one to five per 1000 live births. Common causes may be due to sepsis, IUGR or LGA. Rarer causes are congenital hyperinsulinism, panhypopituitarism, GHD, cortisol deficiency, insulinoma, insulin-receptor stimulating antibodies, BWS, and congenital disorders of glycosylation. We present a case of hypoglycemia in a neonate secondary to intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas (IPMN). IPMN was first rep...