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ea0014p464 | (1) | ECE2007

Cushing’s syndrome in paediatric age – casuistic, evolution of investigation tests and treatment options in our institution throughout the last 20 years

Melo Miguel , Fagulha Ana , Paiva Isabel , Guimaraes Joana , Baptista Carla , Gomes Fernando , Belo Francisco , Carvalheiro Manuela

Cushing’s syndrome is a rare disorder in children and adolescents. The diagnosis can be a challenge for the clinician, as its principal feature – obesity – is extremely common. We present three cases diagnosed in the last 20 years. The first one was a boy aged 17 that presented in 1984 with central obesity, acne, moon face with plethora, abdominal striae, easy bruising and skin atrophy. The investigations performed consisted in cortisol and ACTH plasma measureme...