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12th European Congress of Endocrinology


Diagnosis and treatment of endocrine malignancies

ea0022s24.2 | Diagnosis and treatment of endocrine malignancies | ECE2010

Diagnosis and treatment of adrenocortical carcinomas

Fassnacht Martin

Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare malignancy and most of the diagnostic and therapeutic strategies are not fully established according to criteria of evidence based medicine. However, pre-operatively a thorough endocrine work-up is strongly recommended ( In addition an adequate visualization of the tumor and potential metastases is mandatory for best patient care. Computerized tomography and magnetic reso...

ea0022s24.3 | Diagnosis and treatment of endocrine malignancies | ECE2010

Parathyroid carcinoma

Szende Bela

Proliferative processes of the parathyroid gland cause hyperparathyrosis (HP), Primary HP-s (carcinoma, adenoma, hyperplasia) are characterised by absence of feedback to seCa level. Out of estimated 20–40/100 000 cases of hypercalcemia (HC), mainly due to HP, only 25% becomes detected. The relative incidence of parythyroid carcinoma (PCc) among causes of HC is 1–2%, but the highest seCa and parathormone (PH) levels are caused by PCc. Clinical diagnosis of PCc is base...