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ea0033p72 | (1) | BSPED2013

Assessment of cortisol and thyroid hormone levels in neonates with myelomeningocele

Soni Astha , Beech Gail , Blair Jo , Didi Mohammed , Das Urmi , Dharmaraj Poonam , Burn Sasha , Buxton Neil , Mallucci Conor , Benedetta Pettorini

Background: GH deficiency has been reported widely in association with myelomeningocele and other pituitary hormone deficiencies occur less frequently. Following an episode of adrenal crisis in a newborn infant with myelomeningocele and multiple pituitary hormone deficiencies we introduced a policy of screening affected, newborn infants for pituitary insufficiency, focusing on thyroid function and cortisol levels.Patients and methods: Data from 26 infant...