hrp0092rfc8.4 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty Session 1 | ESPE2019

Evaluation of Puberty in Patients with Noonan Syndrome and Mutations in the RAS/MAPK Genes

Malaquias Alexsandra C. , Noronha Renata M , Homma Thais K , Albuquerque Edoarda V A , Bertola Debora R , Jorge Alexander A L

Background: Noonan syndrome (NS) is a rare genetic disease characterized by facial dysmorphism, short stature, heart defects, chest deformities, and variable developmental delay/learning disabilities. Almost 80% of patients have a mutation in the genes encoding components of the RAS/MAPK pathway. Puberty was described as delayed in NS patients, but few studies are focusing on this subject and genotype-phenotype correlations so far.<s...

hrp0084lbp-1268 | Late Breaking Posters | ESPE2015

Genetic Causes of Disproportional Short Stature Identified by Whole Exome Sequencing

Funari Mariana F A , Vasques Gabriela A , Lerario Antonio M , Freire Bruna L , Nishi Mirian Y , Franca Monica M , Shinjo Sueli M O , Marie Suely K N , Arnhold Ivo J P , Jorge Alexander A L

Background: Disproportional short stature (DSS) is the most frequent clinical presentation of skeletal dysplasias, which are a heterogeneous group of more than 450 disorders of bone. Skeletal survey is important to establish the diagnosis and to guide the genetic test, but has several limitations, especially in mild and atypical cases.Objective and hypotheses: To identify the genetic aetiology of DSS by exome sequencing.Method: Who...

hrp0084p2-523 | Puberty | ESPE2015

Copy Number Variants in Patients with Congenital Hypopituitarism Associated with Complex Phenotypes

Correa Fernanda A , Franca Marcela M , Canton Ana P M , Otto Aline P , Costalonga Everlayny F , Brito Vinicius N , Carvalho Luciani R , Costa Silvia , Arnhold Ivo J P , Jorge Alexander A L , Rosenberg Carla , Mendonca Berenice B

Background: The aetiology of congenital hypopituitarism (CH) is unknown in the majority of patients. In our cohort of 200 cases, it was possible to establish the genetic cause in only 13 patients (6.5%). Copy number variants (CNVs) have been implicated as the cause of genetic syndromes with previously unknown aetiology.Objective: To study the presence of CNVs and its relevance in patients with CH of unknown cause associated with complex phenotypes.<p...

hrp0084p3-944 | GH &amp; IGF | ESPE2015

The Impact of GH Therapy in Noonan Syndrome Children with Identified Mutations in RAS/MAPK Pathway

Malaquias Alexsandra , Moraes Michelle , Funari Mariana , Pereira Alexandre , Bertola Debora , Jorge Alexander

Objective: To evaluate the response to recombinant human GH (rhGH) treatment in NS children with short stature and previously identified mutations in the RAS/MAPK pathway genes.Methods: 23 patients with NS (17 males; 19 PTPN11, 3 RAF1 e 1 SHOC2) were daily treated with rhGH (mean rhGH dose of 47 μg/kg per day). The main outcome measures were 1st year growth velocity, change in height SDS (Noonan syndrome specifi...

hrp0094p2-280 | Growth and syndromes (to include Turner syndrome) | ESPE2021

Outcomes in growth hormone-treated Noonan syndrome children: impact of PTPN11 mutation status

AL Jorge Alexander , Pietropoli Alberto , Kelepouris Nicky , Horikawa Reiko ,

Objectives: Mutations in PTPN11 are known to be associated with Noonan syndrome (NS), accounting for approximately 50% of cases. Data from a non-interventional and phase 3 study of Norditropin (somatropin; Novo Nordisk A/S, Denmark) were used to assess the impact of PTPN11 mutation status on growth outcomes in children with NS receiving growth hormone therapy (GHT).Methods: The ANSWER (NCT01009905) prog...

hrp0089fc9.1 | Pituitary, neuroendocrinology and Puberty 1 | ESPE2018

Novel Variants in the POU1F1 Beta Isoform are Associated with Isolated Growth Hormone Deficiency and Combined Pituitary Hormone Deficiency

Hoppmann Julia , Rockstroh-Lippold Denise , Gergics Peter , Nakaguma Marilena , Carvalho Luciani Renata Silveira , Pfaeffle Heike , Jamra Rami Abou , Jorge Alexander , Guo Michael H. , Dauber Andrew , Keller Eberhard , Camper Sally A. , Arnhold Ivo JP , Pfaeffle Roland

Background: Hypopituitarism is characterized by deficiency of one or more anterior pituitary hormones. POU1F1 mutations are the second most frequent known cause of combined pituitary hormone deficiency (CPHD). Patients are typically deficient in GH, TSH, and prolactin, although two unrelated cases were reported with isolated GH deficiency (IGHD). To date, all POU1F1 mutations have been reported for the predominantly expressed alpha isoform, which is a transcr...

hrp0086fc6.5 | Syndromes: Mechanisms and Management | ESPE2016

Pathogenic Copy Number Variants are Frequently Identified in Children with Short Stature of Unknown Etiology

Canton Ana , Homma Thais , Furuya Tatiane , Roela Rosimeire , Arnhold Ivo , Jorge Alexander

Background: The etiology of short stature is heterogeneous, often encompassing complex genetic disorders of difficult diagnosis. Analysis of chromosomic copy number variants (CNVs) has been demonstrating the important role of these genomic imbalances in population diversity and human disease.Objective and hypotheses: To analyze the frequency and describe novel submicroscopic chromosomal CNVs in a group of patients with short stature of unknown cause....

hrp0094p2-381 | Pituitary, neuroendocrinology and puberty | ESPE2021

Characterization of puberty development in a large cohort of patients with Noonan syndrome with molecular diagnosis

Rezende Raissa , Jorge Alexander , Noronha Renata , Keselman Ana , Andrade Nathalia , Dantas Naiara , Bertola Debora , Malaquias Alexsandra ,

Introduction: Noonan syndrome (NS) is a relative frequent genetic disorder, mainly characterized by dysmorphic face features, congenital heart defects and short stature. Though delayed pubertal development has been described in both sexes, the physiopathological root remains unclear. This study aims at characterizing puberty development in Noonan syndrome.Materials and Methods: The study population included 111 individuals with a molecul...

hrp0084p2-459 | Growth | ESPE2015

Heterozygous NPR2 Mutations Cause Disproportionate Short Stature, Similar to Léri-Weill Dyschondrosteosis

Hisado-Oliva Alfonso , Garre-Vazquez Ana Isabel , Santaolalla-Caballero Fabiola , Belinchon Alberta , Barreda-Bonis Ana Coral , Vasques Gabriela A , Ramirez Joaquin , Luzuriaga Cristina , Gonzalez-Casado Isabel , Benito-Sanz Sara , Jorge Alexander A , Campos-Barros Angel , Heath Karen E

Background: Mutations in SHOX or its regulatory regions have been detected in ~70% of Léri-Weill dyschondrosteosis (LWD) and ~2.5% of idiopathic short stature (ISS) cases, suggesting the implication of other genes or loci. Recent studies have identified NPR2 defects in ISS patients.Objective and hypotheses: To investigate if NPR2 mutations can account for a proportion of the cases referred for LWD and ISS in whom no SHOX/PAR1 mutation was detected.<...

hrp0089fc15.4 | Growth and Syndromes | ESPE2018

The Metabolic Profile Associated with RASopathies

Noronha Renata , Homma Thais , Moraes Michelle , Albuquerque Edoarda , Funari Mariana , Pereira Alexandre , Villares Sandra , Bertola Debora , Jorge Alexander , Malaquias Alexsandra

Background: Noonan syndrome (NS) is a frequent autosomal dominant disorder characterized by facial dysmorphisms, heart defects, short stature and learning disabilities. It is caused by mutations in genes within the RAS/MAPK signaling pathway, thus called RASopathies. The RAS/MAPK pathway can also impact the signal transduction of hormones involved in body weight, carbohydrate, and lipid metabolism features scarcely studied only in animal models. This study aimed to describe me...