hrp0095p1-216 | Adrenals and HPA Axis | ESPE2022

Salivary Cortisol in Children with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia and Different Treatment Regimens

Dubinski Ilja , Bechtold-Dalla Pozza Susanne , Schmidt Susanne

Background: Children with classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) require glucocorticoid replacement. The measurement of cortisol and steroid precursors in saliva is particularly suitable for pediatric endocrinology. Data on salivary cortisol measurements in patients with CAH is limited.Objective and hypothesis: The cortisol in saliva shows a circadian rhythm even under steroid substitution. This is independent of...

hrp0095p2-228 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty | ESPE2022

Infection with SARS-CoV-2 may alter the half-life of desmopressin (DDAVP) in children with central diabetes insipidus

Dubinski Ilja , Bechtold-Dalla Pozza Susanne , Schmidt Heinrich

Background: Central diabetes insipidus (CDI) is characterised by a central deficiency of arginine vasopressin (AVP) with polyuria and polydipsia. The etiology is heterogeneous. The treatment of choice is the oral or nasal application of DDAVP (synthetic analogue of AVP). CDI in the context of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID19) has been reported in an individual case.Case report: We present a 9-year old male with CDI of u...

hrp0089p1-p037 | Bone, Growth Plate & Mineral Metabolism P1 | ESPE2018

Hypercalcaemia after Treatment with Denosumab in Children: Bisphosphonates as an Option for Therapy and/or Prevention?

Sydlik Carmen , Weissenbacher Claudia , Roeb Julia , Roland Durr Hans , Bechtold-Dalla Pozza Susanne , Schmidt Heinrich

Background: Pharmacologic options for treatment of osteolytic diseases especially in children are limited. Although not licensed for use, denosumab, a fully humanized antibody to RANKL, is used in children and shows good effects. Among others, one indication are giant cell tumors of the bone. Yet, there are reports of severe hypercalcemia after stop of denosumab, an adverse effect which is rarely seen in adults.Case reports: Four patients, aged 6, 13 and...