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ea0027p73 | (1) | BSPED2011

Syndromic obesity

Mavinkurve Meenal , Murphy Anne-Marie , Isamotu Rafiu , Lynch Sallyann , Ahmed Hadar , Roche Edna

Aims: Childhood obesity is reaching epidemic proportions. Obesity may be primary (obesogenic environment), secondary (hormonal imbalance, drugs), monogenic (POMC) or be part of a complex phenotype-genetic obesity syndromes. It is important to distinguish between classifications. Our aim was to review our cohort of ‘obese’ patients with this in mind.Methods: Patients referred to our Paediatric Endocrinology Service specifically for management of...