Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0003p1 | Bone | BES2002

Bone mineral density in children with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM)

Triantafyllidis G , Ouzouni G , Bizanias S , Karakaidos D , Karahaliou E , Zosi P , Karis C

INTRODUCTIONOsteopenia has been demonstrated in type I diabetes (insulin dependent diabetic patients)at some time during the course of the disease. The purpose of the present study was to assess any possible longitudinal changes in bone mineral density in children with I.D.D.M. whose duration ranged from 3 to 14 years.SUBJECTS AND METHODSBone mineral density was studied in 14 children with I.D.D.M. (8 boys an...

ea0004p3 | Bone | SFE2002


Zosi P , Pizanias S , Ouzouni G , Triantafyllidis G , Karakaidos D , Efstathiadou E , Karis C

Pubertal gynecomastia is associated with an imbalance between estrogen and androgen action on the breast glandular tissue. It is a common condition presenting at 10-12 years and peaking at 13-14 yrs, followed by involution that is usually complete by 17 yrs. Pathologic entities associated with childhood or adolescence gynecomastia are rare.The purpose of this study was to evaluate the bone mineral density (BMD grams/cm2) of children with puber...

ea0003p2 | Bone | BES2002

Bone mineral density of asthmatic children after long term treatment with inhaled corticosteroids

Ouzouni G , Bizanias S , Karakaidos D , Vovolis V , Triantafyllidis G , Nikolaidou A , Karis C

INTRODUCTIONTwelve prepubertal children (7 boys and 5 girls) who had been continuously using I.C.S. for at least 3 to 5 years in a prescribed dose of at least 500-800 micrograms per day were included in the study. Age ranged from 4 to 11 years. Duration of I.C.S. treatment ranged from 3 to 5 years. 20 children of the same population were used as controls. Bone mineral density (B.M.D.) of the lumbar spine (L2-L4) was measured by Dual Energy X-ray Absorpti...