ea0070ep331 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020
, Jemel Manel
, Anis Grassa
, Kandara Hajer
, Kammoun Ines
Introduction: Growth retardation in sickle cell children is common and multifactorial. Recent evidence suggests damage to the somatotropic axis. We report the case of a patient followed for homozygous sickle cell anemia and in whom we discover an associated GH deficiency.Observation: It is a 13 year old child followed for homozygous sickle cell anemia, splenectomized for 2 years, not polytransfused. We were sent to the hematology department before a dela...