Ioanna Bacopoulou

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INTRODUCTION The incidence of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) has dramatically increased recently in some countries. AIM To ascertain any changes in the incidence of T1DM in our population during the years 1990-2004. METHODOLOGY All newly diagnosed cases of T1DM children under the age of 15 yr were registered and relevant information was obtained.(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to study the role of combination therapy of growth hormone and Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analogues in girls with idiopathic central precocious puberty (CPP) or idiopathic short stature (ISS). METHODS Five girls with CPP (median age 9.1 y, pubertal stage 2-3) (3 of them previously treated with GnRH analogue(More)
INTRODUCTION 5alpha-Steroid reductase deficiency (5alphaSRD) is an autosomal recessive enzymatic deficiency. Mutations in the 5alpha-steroid reductase type 2 gene (SRD5A2) result in male pseudohermaphroditism caused by decreased dihydrotestosterone (DHT) synthesis--a key hormone of virilization of male external genitalia. AIM To study for the first time(More)
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