Family Multiple Pituitary Deficiencies Associated to Pituitary Process: Which Diagnosis?
Soumeya N Fedala
Mahdi A Haddam
Radhia Si Youcef
1 bab el oued hospital, department of endocrinology, Algeria;
2 bab el oued hospital, department of biochemestry and genetics, Algeria;
3 ain naadja hospital, department of biochemestry, Algeria
International Journal of Clinical Case Reports, 2013, Vol. 3, No. 11 doi: 10.5376/ijccr.2013.03.0011
Received: 15 Aug., 2013 Accepted: 30 Aug., 2013 Published: 30 Aug., 2013
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The hypopituitarism of children, partial or absolute, stems from many causes. Tumor cause, such as craniopharyngioma, is predominant and must always be sought. The presence of a "tumor" pituitary lesion in a child with a GH deficiency, especially in family forms, should not overlook the possibility of a concomitant genetic disorder, in particular mutation of Prop 1. Surgical abstention in this case, with morphological and ophthalmologic monitoring are shown because the spontaneous regression of the hyperplasia pseudo tumor . We report two cases in this clinical regard. Keywords: pituitary insufficiency, GH deficiency, pituitary hyperplasia, Mutation of Prop. 1.
Pituitary insufficiency; GH deficiency; Pituitary hyperplasia; Mutation of Prop. 1.
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