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Yearbook of Paediatric Endocrinology 2021

1. Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology

Pituitary Function and Viral Diseases

ey0018.1-16 | Pituitary Function and Viral Diseases | ESPEYB18

1.16 COVID-19 and the pituitary

S Frara , A Allora , L Castellino , L di Filippo , P Loli , A Giustina

Pituitary. 2021 Jun;24(3):465–481. doi: 10.1007/s11102-021-01148-1. PMID: 33939057.Frara et al. review the main endocrine manifestations of COVID-19 with its implications for pituitary diseases. The authors report on the possible direct and indirect involvement of the pituitary gland in COVID-19 infection, and also the impact of COVID-19 on the management of pituitary dise...

ey0018.1-17 | Pituitary Function and Viral Diseases | ESPEYB18

1.17. Clinical and biochemical features of hypopituitarism among brazilian children with Zika virus-induced microcephaly

LL Ferreira , JP Aguilar Ticona , PS Silveira-Mattos , MB Arriaga , TB Moscato , GC Conceicao , ACD Santos , F Costa , CAD Alves , SR Antonini

JAMA Netw Open. 2021 May 3;4(5):e219878. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.987.Ferreira et al. assessed postnatal growth and possible hypopituitarism at the age of 27 months in 65 children with microcephaly (head circumference, HC, < -2 S.D.) associated with congenital Zika virus (CZV) infection. Despite short stature, marked microcephaly and severe brain abnorm...