Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081ep808 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion syndrome associated with covid 19 pneumonia

Mezzi Amani , Bchir Najla , Chedia Zouaoui , yosra abderrahim , anaam chhida , Haroun Ouertani

Introduction: Hyponatremia is a commonly associated with atypical pneumonia. One of its pathophysiological mechanisms is inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion(SIADH). We describe the case of a patient presenting an SIADH caused by COVID19 infection.Observation: We report a case of a 70-year-old man, known to have well-controlled hypertension, with a medical history of cavum’s neoplasia treated with radiotherapy and hypothyroidism post thyroid...

ea0081ep1103 | Thyroid | ECE2022

Clinical profile and body composition of patients newly diagnosed with hypothyroidism

Lajili Olfa , Chadia Zouaoui , Najla Bchir , Abderrahim Yosra , Benchhida Annam , Ouertani Haroun

Introduction: Patients with hypothyroidism usually gain weight, and those with hyperthyroidism lose weight. Body weight changes related with thyroid dysfunction support the idea that thyroid hormones have an effect on body weight and body composition. The aim of our study was to describe the clinical profile and body composition of Tunisian patients who were newly diagnosed with hypothyroidism.Methods: This was a cross-sectional and descriptive study inc...

ea0081ep656 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Delayed diagnosis of pituitary stalk interruption syndrome in a 26-years-old patient

Abderrahim Yosra , Fadia Boubaker , Charfi Hana , Abid Arige , Mrabet Houcem , Baha Zantour , Lassoued Najoua , Wafa Alaya , Habib Sfar Mohamed

Introduction: Pituitary stalk interruption syndrome (PSIS) is a rare congenital pituitary defect with an estimated incidence of 0.5 per 100,00 births. This syndrome has heterogeneous clinical presentations with varying degrees of pituitary hormones deficiencies. PSIS is commonly diagnosed during neonatal period and infancy. However, when symptoms are not evident or overlooked, the diagnosis could be delayed exposing the patient to acute, such as acute adrenal insufficiency, an...