Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0022p210 | Clinical case reports and clinical practice | ECE2010

Two rare genetic causes of aberrant growth: Robinow syndrome with partial GH deficiency and dwarfism and Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome with gigantism

Branisteanu Dumitru , Repede Ionut , Novac Roxana , Turliuc Serban , Mogos Simona , Turliuc Dana , Mogos Voichita

We describe two very rare genetic diseases characterized by particular physical features and deviation from normal growth. The first patient, CM, was admitted for delayed growth (113 cm at 8 years of age, -3 S.D.). The child had short lower arms with small hands and clinodactyly of the fifth finger. He had round widely spaced eyes with long eyelashes, a flat profile and prominent forehead, short upturned nose, misaligned teeth and gum hypertrophy. We diagnosed a...

ea0020p43 | Adrenal | ECE2009

Iatrogenic Cushing’s syndrome induced by topical corticoid application in child and adult

Branisteanu Dumitru , Turliuc Serban , Veliaj Blenda , Mogos Simona , Zbranca Eusebie , Repede Ionut , Aancute Adrian , Mogos Voichita

Topical application of corticosteroids is frequently used in the therapy of dermatological diseases due to their anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive effects. On the other hand, when reaching pharmacological levels, exogenous corticoids frequently lead to complete Cushing syndrome, including skin modifications, irrespective of the route of administration. We describe four cases of iatrogenic CushingÂ’s syndrome triggered by topical application of corticoids. The first t...