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48th Meeting of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Online, Virtual
24 Nov 2021 - 26 Nov 2021

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Oral Communications

Oral Communications 2

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Pitfalls and challenges in the diagnosis and management of Cushing’s disease in children: An interesting case

Ferguson Elspeth C , Dimitri Paul

Introduction: Cushing’s disease (CD) is a very rare cause of obesity in children. Typical features seen in adults with CD may be absent and clinical investigations may not give a definitive diagnosis. We present a case of CD, highlighting the challenges of diagnosis and the dilemmas encountered in managing such patients.Case report: A ten-year-old girl was referred with a five-year history of weight gain. At presentation BMI was +3.66 SD and she had...

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Two cases of McCune-Albright Syndrome with multisystem involvement

Suntharesan Jananie , Senniappan Senthil

Introduction: McCune-Albright syndrome (MAS) is a rare disorder characterized by skeletal lesions, skin hyperpigmentation, and hyperfunctioning endocrinopathies. It is due to the postzygotic gain-of-function mutations in GNAS1, which encodes the α-subunit of the Gs signaling protein. Case 1: A 13 year old boy presented initially with a femur fracture at the age of 5.5 years following minor injury. Café au lait patches were noted. Bone ...