hrp0089p3-p333 | Sex Differentiation, Gonads and Gynaecology or Sex Endocrinology P3 | ESPE2018

Young Male Adolescent with Gender Dysphoria (GD)/Gender Incongruence – A Case Presentation

Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina , Dikaiakou Eirini , Karagianni Stavroula , Michalacos Stefanos

Background: Children and adolescents who have a gender identity that does not correlate with their assigned gender (based upon genital anatomy and chromosomes) are described as Gender-Dysphoric/Gender-Incongruent Persons (GD/gender incongruence) based on the ICD-11 classification of the World Health Organization.Objective: The case of a young teenager with Gender Dysphoria Disorder.Case presentation: A boy, aged 13 and 4/12 years, ...

hrp0092p1-96 | Growth and Syndromes (to include Turner Syndrome) | ESPE2019

Assessment of Subjective and Objective Compliance to Growth Hormone Therapy of Children with Growth Hormone Deficiency

Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis Athina , Drosatou Chrysoula , Kaloumenou Eirini , Gerali Maria , Michalacos Stefanos

Introduction: The success of rhGH therapy is thought to be dependent on the patient's ability to maximally adhere to their treatment regimen.Aim: To compare the reported (subjective) compliance as it was documented via a questionnaire fulfilled by the parents and/or patients, with actual (objective) compliance as recorded by a delivery device, to rhGH therapy.Material and Methods</stron...

hrp0092p3-102 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019

Obesity and Insulin Resistance: Differences Between Pubertal and Prepubertal Children

Dikaiakou Eirini , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina , Athanasouli Fani , Stergiotis Stefanos , Kafetzi Maria , Fotinou Aspasia , Michalakos Stefanos

Introduction: The presence of insulin resistance in obese children is strongly related to severity of obesity. Furthermore, insulin resistance is exacerbated during puberty, mainly due to increased sex steroids and growth hormone secretion.Objective: To compare obesity and insulin resistance indicators between pre-adolescent and adolescent children.Methods: 54 pre-adolescent and 41...

hrp0092p3-126 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019

Metabolic Risk Assessment in Obese Children Using Hypertriglyceridemic Waist (HTGW) Phenotype. Can it be a Useful Screening Marker?

Dikaiakou Eirni , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina , Athanasouli Fani , Stergiotis Stefanos , Kafetzi Maria , Fotinou Aspasia , Michalacos Stefanos

Background: The prevalence of childhood obesity is dramatically increasing worldwide. Overweight and obesity are well known risk factors for metabolic disorders such as Insulin Resistance, Type II Diabetes, Arterial Hypertension and Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD).Aims: This study was conducted to assess the prevalence of Hypertriglyceridemic Waist phenotype (HTGW) among overweight and obese Greek children. Fur...

hrp0089p2-p222 | GH &amp; IGFs P2 | ESPE2018

Height Perception of Children with GH Deficiency: Influencing Factors and Links to Psychosocial Functioning

Drosatou Chrysoula , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina , Bullinger Monika , Quitmann Julia , Silva Neuza , Michalacos Stefanos , Tsoumakas Konstantinos

Objectives: The aims of this study were: (1) to evaluate the perception of children with GH Deficiency (GHD) and their parents, regarding their current and future predicted height, as well as the modulating factors; (2) to investigate the relation between perceptions of height and psychosocial functioning in children with GHD.Methods: The study group consists of 322 children/adolescents (219 boys) diagnosed with (isolated) GHD, treated with GH. The mean ...

hrp0089p2-p224 | GH &amp; IGFs P2 | ESPE2018

Factors Influencing Health Related Quality of Life in Children/Adolescents with GH Deficiency

Drosatou Chrysoula , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina , Quitmann Julia , Bullinger Monika , Silva Neuza , Michalacos Stefanos , Tsoumakas Konstantinos

Objectives: To describe the Health Related Quality of life (HrQoL) of children/adolescents with GH Deficiency (GHD) and to examine the effects of sociodemographic (i.e., patients’ age, sex and family socioeconomic status) and clinical characteristics (i.e. degree of short stature and duration of treatment) on HrQoL from patients’ and their parents’ perspectives. Associations between QoLISSY questionnaire and demographics were evaluated using Mann-Whitney or Krus...

hrp0089p3-p392 | Thyroid P3 | ESPE2018

Hashitoxicosis:a Rare Diagnosis in Childhood

Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis Athina , Stergiotis Stefanos , Dikaiakou Eirini , Kafetzi Maria , Vakaki Marina , Fotinou Aspasia , Michalacos Stefanos

Aim: To highlight the diagnosis of Hashitoxicosis and its distinction from Graves’s disease. Subjects with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis are often euthyroid or may experience subclinical or true hypothyroidism. However, in 5 to 10% of children, a transient phase of hyperthyroidism, called Hashitoxicosis, may occur.Patients-Methods: Three female patients, were referred at the ages of 61/12, 96/12 and 12...

hrp0082p2-d2-422 | Growth Hormone (1) | ESPE2014

Perceptions and Expectations of Patients and their Families for the Effects of GH Treatment

Drosatou Chrysoula , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina , Karachaliou Feneli , Petrou Vassileios , Kaloumenou Eirini , Michalakos Stefanos

Background: Children’s and parents’ expectations regarding GH therapy results have been previously assessed. However, there are limited data on children’s and adolescents perceptions of their own body size as compared with that of their age-related peers, as well as their expectations of their final stature.Objective and hypotheses: To evaluate the perceptions of GH treated children and their families for the child’s stature and to as...

hrp0082p2-d2-473 | Growth (1) | ESPE2014

GH Deficiency in a Child With De Novo 2q31.1 Microdeletion

Kaloumenou Irene , Karachaliou Feneli , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina , Fotinou Aspasia , Michalacos Stefanos

Background: The clinical phenotype of the chromosome 2q31 deletion syndrome consists of a variety of limb abnormalities and other skeletal defects, craniofacial dysmorhic features, developmental delay, and other not specific congenital anomalies.Objective and hypotheses: To describe a patient with 2q31.1 microdeletion syndrome and short stature, diagnosed with GH deficiency.Method: We describe a 5 years and 4 months girl with devel...

hrp0082p3-d3-793 | Fat Metabolism &amp; Obesity (2) | ESPE2014

Prevalence of Abnormalities of Glucose Metabolism in Obese Greek Children and Adolescents

Karachaliou Feneli , Kaloumenou Irene , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina , Katsixti Paraskeui , Fotinou Aspasia , Michalacos Stefanos

Background: Obesity is associated with alterations in glucose metabolism, often present from childhood.Objective and hypotheses: To assess the prevalence of glucose metabolism alterations and insulin resistance in a group of obese, otherwise healthy children and adolescents from Greece.Method: It is a retrospective study of 130 obese children and adolescents, 79 girls (61%), aged 5.4 to 15.2 years (mean±S.D.: 10...