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45th Meeting of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Poster Presentations

Gonadal, DSD and reproduction

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Consensus for UK principles of management of adolescents and infants with Disorders of Sex Development (DSD)

Matthews Rebecca , Crowne Elizabeth C , Skae Mars

Disorders of sex development (DSD) are a group of conditions caused by atypical development of chromosomal, gonadal or anatomical sex which pose complex, long-term diagnostic, investigative and management challenges requiring expert teams and close collaboration with families and peer groups. The lack of nationally agreed clinical standards for the management of DSD has been recognised by the British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, and these are now in develo...

ea0051p016 | Gonadal, DSD and reproduction | BSPED2017

Using salivary testosterone measurements to assess androgen deficiency in adults with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)

Sahun Yolanda Alins , Cheetham Tim , Boot Chris , Straub Vulker , Wood Claire

Background: Many adolescents and young adults with DMD receive long-term glucocorticoids (GC), a well-recognised cause of hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism. Pubertal induction is routinely offered to DMD adolescents in our centre but few individuals remain on supplementation into adulthood and it is unclear whether these men have age-appropriate endogenous testosterone production. Salivary testosterone (SalT) measurement is available but has not been used to assess androgen statu...

ea0051p017 | Gonadal, DSD and reproduction | BSPED2017

Turner syndrome transition - audit of paediatric clinic, RHC Glasgow

Abbas Joshua , Mason Avril

Background: Turner syndrome is a lifelong condition that requires lifelong engagement with health services. The Paediatric Endocrinologist has a role in developing a plan for transition and establishing follow-up in an adult clinic. A clinic proforma outlining expected investigations during transition has been in use in the Glasgow Turner clinic since 2015 based on the recommendations of the Turner Syndrome Study Group. More recently The Endocrine Society Transition Toolkit ha...

ea0051p018 | Gonadal, DSD and reproduction | BSPED2017

Single centre experience of testosterone therapy for boys with delayed puberty

Lucas-Herald Angela , Mason Eliot , Beaumont Paula , Mason Avril , Shaikh M Guftar , Wong Sze Choong , Ahmed S Faisal

Introduction: Delayed puberty is a common indication for referral to paediatric endocrine services. Although guidelines exist for management of testosterone replacement in adults, currently it is not clear what the optimum regimen for testosterone therapy is for children or how best to monitor boys throughout treatment.Aims: To identify the characteristics of testosterone therapy in boys referred for delayed puberty.Methods: Retros...