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Paediatric endocrinology

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  • Hydrocortisone overdosing remains common in children with CAH

  • Bodyweight link to androgen production in prepubertal children confirmed

  • Scoliosis risk in PWS independent of growth hormone treatment

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IGF-I levels after surgery for Cushing’s syndrome linked to long-term muscle function

Study findings from Martin Reincke and colleagues suggest that serum IGF-I levels 6 months after curative surgery for endogenous Cushing’s syndrome may be predictive of long-term muscle strength outcomes.

Annual monitoring may aid prompt diagnosis of recurrent Cushing’s disease

Regular biochemical screening, rather than relying on clinical signs and symptoms, is associated with earlier detection of recurrent Cushing’s disease, suggests research from Martin Reincke and colleagues.

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