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50th Annual Meeting of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Manchester, UK
08 Nov 2023 - 10 Nov 2023

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The 50th Annual BSPED Meeting will take place at the Midland Hotel, Manchester from 8-10 November 2023.

Oral Communications

Oral Communications 3

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The first description of an MC4R variant in a patient with Kallmann syndrome and obesity

A Aslam Aisha , Lim Sharon , Willemsen Ruben , R Howard Sasha , Gevers Evelien

Introduction: Pathogenic MC4R variants result in hyperphagia and early onset obesity but puberty is not usually affected. We describe an MC4R variant in a patient with Kallmann syndrome and obesity.Case: A 16 year old male with repaired Tetralogy of Fallot, anosmia, autism and anxiety, was referred with obesity and delayed puberty. Height was -1.31 SDS, BMI 30.7 kg/m2. He had a high arched palate, normal skin, normal hai...

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Lessons learned from a case of fungal candida thyroiditis: a rare but serious condition

Varughese Rachel , McGlacken-Byrne Sinead , Conlon Alison , Peters Catherine , Dastamani Antonia

Introduction: Disseminated fungal disease is an opportunistic infection mostly seen in immunocompromised patients, however, fungal thyroiditis in this context is rare, with few previously reported cases (predominantly Aspergillus, only one case of paediatric candida thyroiditis). We present a case of Candida tropicalis induced thyroiditis, to highlight this rare (likely underreported) cause of thyroid disease.Case: A 9-y...

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A complex case of pituitary gigantism: overcoming challenges in diagnosis and treatment

Chandwani Manju , Subbarayan Anbezhil , Levy Miles , Korbontis Marta

A 4.9-year-old girl presented with symptoms suggestive of early puberty and rapid growth. Her medical history revealed that she had been a tall child since infancy. Family history was notable for Lynch syndrome in her father and paternal grandmother. Upon examination, the patient was pre-pubertal but had a height of 124 cm (SDS 3.5) and a height velocity of 15 cm/year. Further investigations revealed elevated levels of IGF-1, IGFBP3, and failed GH suppression on an OGTT, indic...