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ea0015p275 | Pituitary | SFEBES2008

Isolated growth hormone deficiency with anterior pituitary hypoplasia and undescended posterior pituitary

Treibel Thomas A , De Silva Akila , Fountain Annabel EC , Wong Justin , Kaushal Rashmi

We describe the case of an Asian male who is currently 20 years of age. He originally presented aged 18 months with short stature (height below 3rd centile). Isolated growth hormone (GH) deficiency was confirmed by an insulin tolerance test (normal thyroid function/cortisol/GH antibodies). He commenced GH injections (1 unit/day), to which he responded well, reaching the 50th centile for height within one year. Due to his parentsÂ’ wishes, GH therapy was discontinued at 3 y...