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ea0024p2 | (1) | BSPED2010

Optimization of treatment in children with 21-hydroxylase deficiency using cortisol profiling

Logan K , Peters C , Hindmarsh P , Dattani M

Introduction: A number of different parameters are used to assess adequacy of treatment in children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase deficiency. Hydrocortisone day curves are established practice in our unit. To determine the value of this procedure, outcomes were monitored using the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology 2002 guidelines for the management of 21-hydroxylase deficiency.Methods: Two hourly cortisol profiles ...