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1

what are clinical features of septo-optic dysplasia

midline defect - central insisor, cleft...
hypoplasia - optic n, chiam, tract
variation of panhypopit
defect in septum pellucidum
nystagmus
microphallus

2

baby presents with apnea, cyanosis and severe hypoglycemia. On exam you note a ongoing neonatal jaundice and a microphallus. Dx

congenital hypopituitarism

3

what are CF of craniopharyngioma?

HA
Bilateral hemianopia - visual field issues
optic atriphy
pappilledema
CN palsy

4

before you assess a patient for possible GH def, what other hormone must you ensure is normal before

Thyroid hormones

5

how do you calculate BSA

BSA = Sq root Wt (Kg) x Ht (cm)/3600

6

what are criteria for growth failure

>=2 SD below estimated parental hight
or
Below