hrp0095mte7 | Diagnostics and management of hyperandrogenism during childhood and adolescence | ESPE2022

Diagnostics and Management of Hyperandrogenism During Childhood and Adolescence

Voutilainen Raimo

The source of hyperandrogenism can be adrenal, gonadal, mixed or exogenous. The reason of excessive androgen secretion for age can be primarily gonadal/adrenal or it could be secondary to trophic stimulation (LH, hCG, ACTH, insulin, IGFs). Clinical signs of hyperandrogenism in children include virilization (clitoral hyperplasia, labial fusion, even unclear sex in a newborn), premature pubarche, premature penile growth, accelerated linear growth, increased musculature, acne and...

hrp0095hdi1.1 | How Do I… Session 1 | ESPE2022

How Do I Diagnose and manage primary adrenal insufficiency

Capalbo Donatella

Primary adrenal insufficiency (PAI) is a rare, potentially life-threatening, condition due to abnormalities of steroid biosynthesis or of adrenal gland development and responsiveness. PAI is characterized by impaired secretion of glucocorticoids and can be accompanied by mineralocorticoid and adrenal androgens deficiency or excess, depending on the underlying cause. In adults, the most common etiology is represented by autoimmunity. In contrast, the disease in children is more...

hrp0095hdi1.2 | How Do I… Session 1 | ESPE2022

How do I manage severe obesity

van den Akker Erica

Pediatric severe obesity is a major threat to health and longevity. Around 7% of children worldwide have early onset severe obesity before the age of 7. Pediatric obesity is caused by an interplay of multiple factors: lifestyle, environmental, sociocultural, psychological, biological and genetic factors. Endocrine, monogenetic or syndromal causes are rare, but currently underdiagnosed and important to identify for the need of specific treatment. Cardiovascular risk factors and...

hrp0095hdi1.3 | How Do I… Session 1 | ESPE2022

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hrp0095hdi2.1 | How Do I… Session 2 | ESPE2022

How do I …Manage communication with families after onset of T1D?

Lange Karin

Even today, the majority of families are caught completely unprepared by the diagnosis of diabetes in their child. The "bad news" hits them like a bolt from the blue and calls into question the future plans of parents and children. The first talk with the paediatric diabetologist, in which the diagnosis is communicated and the therapy is roughly outlined, sets the course for the acceptance of diabetes in the family and the long-term trusting cooperation with the diab...

hrp0095hdi2.2 | How Do I… Session 2 | ESPE2022

How do I replace oestrogens in Turner syndrome?

Sas Theo

In Turner Syndrome (TS) the ovaries usually start to involute within 4 or 5 months of gestation. Consequently, the majority of patients have diminished ovarian estrogen production leading to the (Partial) absence of puberty. These girls need estrogen therapy to induce pubertal maturation. For many parents of girls with TS, talking about ovaries, puberty and, particularly, infertility is a stressful thing. However, timely age-appropriate disclosure about these subjects, startin...

hrp0095hdi2.3 | How Do I… Session 2 | ESPE2022

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