hrp0097p1-493 | GH and IGFs | ESPE2023

Use of aromatase inhibitors in short children and adolescents to optimize final height: A current practice survey

Zepeda Diego , Mericq Veronica

Introduction: Management of pediatric patients with short stature and poor adult height prognosis it’s challenging and effectiveness of treatment with growth-promoting agents is controversial when linear growth is ending. Aromatase inhibitors (AI) have become a therapeutic option as they promote slowdown of bone maturation and increase final height, but yet is a non-approved indication.Aim: To conduct a survey abou...

hrp0095p1-556 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty | ESPE2022

Surprisingly high frequency of pituitary stalk thickening in pediatric patients during COVID-19 pandemic in Chile.

Zepeda Diego , Peña Fernanda , Pablo Fernandez Jose , Okuma Cecilia , Naudy Cristian , J Guarda Francisco , Isabel Hernandez Maria

Introduction: Pituitary stalk thickening (PST) is a rare condition in pediatric patients. As there are few studies published in pediatric population, the definition has been difficult to establish. The etiologies involved in PST can be divided in neoplastic, congenital, inflammatory/infectious or autoimmune diseases. In children the most frequent causes are neoplastic, followed by congenital lesions. The inflammatory/infectious and autoimmune diseases are rare...