hrp0095p1-302 | GH and IGFs | ESPE2022
, Tolga Ozgen Ilker
, Uyanık Bulent
Introduction: Growth hormone (GH) exerts its effect through insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-I), an intracellular signalling molecule whose production is stimulated by STAT-5b after binding to the growth hormone receptor. STAT-5b deficiency, is characterized by short stature, immune dysregulation and chronic lung disease. And these occur as a result of disruption of the growth hormone axis. Our case is an example of STAT-5b gene mutation, which is a rare dise...