Journal article

Paediatric management of endocrine complications in McCune-Albright syndrome

M Zacharin

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM | FREUND PUBLISHING HOUSE LTD | Published : 2005

Abstract

McCune-Albright syndrome was diagnosed at 2.5 years in a male, with a lower limb fracture and café-au-lait markings. Polyostotic fibrous dysplasia was treated with pamidronate for 4 years, with control of bone pain, improved quality of life, normal growth and visual fields monitored 4-6 monthly. Gonadotrophin independent precocious puberty occurred between ages 5-7 years but was slowly progressive, requiring no treatment. Bone age was 9 years at 7.5 years. From age 8-8.5 years, growth velocity increased further, with widening of spaces between teeth, acral enlargement, sweating and facial acne but no change in pubertal status (testes 6 ml, pubic hair Tanner stage I). Binasal field loss occur..

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