Delayed puberty is a possible complication of Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), though the actual incidence is still unknown. In chronic illnesses delayed puberty should be correctly managed since, if untreated, can have detrimental effects on adult height attainment, peak bone mass achievement and psychological health.

A single-centre study on predictors and determinants of pubertal delay and growth impairment in Epidermolysis Bullosa / G. Rodari, S. Guez, S. Salera, F.M. Ulivieri, G. Tadini, M. Brena, E. Profka, F. Giacchetti, M. Arosio, C. Giavoli. - In: PLOS ONE. - ISSN 1932-6203. - 17:9(2022), pp. e0274072.1-e0274072.14. [10.1371/journal.pone.0274072]

A single-centre study on predictors and determinants of pubertal delay and growth impairment in Epidermolysis Bullosa

G. Rodari
Primo
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M. Brena;E. Profka;F. Giacchetti;M. Arosio
Penultimo
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C. Giavoli
Ultimo
2022

Abstract

Delayed puberty is a possible complication of Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), though the actual incidence is still unknown. In chronic illnesses delayed puberty should be correctly managed since, if untreated, can have detrimental effects on adult height attainment, peak bone mass achievement and psychological health.
Epidermolysis Bullosa; Delayed Puberty; Growth; Bone; Bone strain index
Settore MED/13 - Endocrinologia
Settore MED/38 - Pediatria Generale e Specialistica
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