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19th European Congress of Endocrinology

Lisbon, Portugal
20 May 2017 - 23 May 2017

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ea0049ep633 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2017

Dumping syndrome post total gastrectomy

Abderrahmane Samir Ait , Abdelkrim Soumia , Boucelma Fadoua , Brakni Lila , Oudjit Brahim

Introduction: Dumping syndrome, also known as rapid gastric emptying, is a relatively rare disorder. It is conventionally due to the brutal flooding of the small bowel by a hyperosmolar food bolus and to the release of various digestive hormones whose real responsibility in the syndrome remains poorly known. It is usually a complication of the gastrectomy (10 to 40% of the cases). Hypoglycemia after surgery for digestive cancer is sometimes severe, but rare, and revealed by th...

ea0049ep634 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2017

A case report of insulinoma in a patient with chronic headache

Demaj Enalda , Kermaj Marjeta

Introduction: Pancreatic endocrine tumors are rare lesions, with an incidence of 4 cases per 1 million pts-yr. Of these lesions,insulinomas are the most common. The nonspecific symptoms and small sizes of these tumors led to difficulties of diagnosis and localization.Case report: A 60 year female pts, had history of episodic and repetitive symptoms of strong headaches for the last 5 years; which were relieved with eating or taking glucose water orally. S...