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ea0014p424 | (1) | ECE2007

Juvenile osteoporosis in untreated GH-deficient patient – is treatment with GH replacement indicated? A clinical case report

Coelho Catarina , Saraiva Catarina , Manita Isabel , Velosa Andreia , Passos Dolores , Carlos Maria , Raimundo Luisa , Portugal Jorge

Treatment for osteoporosis in children/adolescents is extremely important not only to improve bone quality but also because, if left untreated, could lead to severe and precocious loss of bone mass. Studies in growth hormone (GH) deficient adults, in turn, have shown that treatment with GH produce bone mass gain and improve the occurrence of both bone formation and reabsorption.The authors present the following case report of a 16 year old Caucasian fema...