hrp0089p3-p253 | Growth & Syndromes P3 | ESPE2018

Tall Stature: A Diagnosis is Sometimes Difficult

Kherra Sakina , Bekakcha Hadjira , Boutaba Mounia , Talbi Fatiha , Behidj Yasmina , Zeroual Zoulikha

Background: Tall stature is defined as height >02 S.D. above the population mean. The most common cause is normal familial tall stature, but some cases are pathological and require special attention.Observations: We report four clinical cases corresponding to four diagnostic categories. We describe the diagnostic approach and difficulties encountered through these cases.Case 1: A boy aged 25 months was referred f...

hrp0097p2-94 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty | ESPE2023

Diagnostic and predictive value of brain magnetic resonance imaging in Algerian children with growth hormone deficiency

Kherra Sakina , Boutaghane Noureddine , Bellouti Sihem , Sifour Latifa , Sahli Hassiba , Djermane Adel , Yasmine Ouarezki , Ladjouze Asmahane , Talbi Fatiha , Bendakir Imane , Chikh Amina

Background: Growth hormone deficiency (GHD) in children is a rare condition. It may be idiopathic or may develop as a consequence of congenital or acquired organic pathology of the hypothalamic-pituitary axis. GHD can be partial or part of a combined pituitary deficiency. Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is very useful in establishing the etiology of GHD and predicting its severity.Study aims: To investigate the re...