Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081ep647 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Sellar plasmacytoma revealing a multiple myeloma.

Hamoudi Samia , Achir Safia , Mimouni Safia

Introduction: The sellar plasmacytoma, an exceptional localization that can be solitary or associated with a multiple myeloma. We report the case of a sellar mass wrongly diagnosed as an invasive non-functional pituitary adenoma, the diagnosis was rectified postoperatively by the anatomopathological study.Case description: A 44 year old female patient, with history of cholecystectomy and megaloblastic anemia, was referred to our center for management of ...

ea0090p799 | Thyroid | ECE2023

Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension and Grave’s Disease

Zeguir Hadjer , Achir Safia , Arbouche Zakia

Introduction: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is characterized by increased intracranial pressure without a detactable cause. Risk factors for the development of this syndrome are obesity and young female population. IIH due to hyperthyroidism is rare in the literature, mentioned in few individual case reports. The exact mechanism of how hyperthyroidism causes IIH is not known. We are reporting the case of a young women with GravesÂ’ disease presenting with symp...

ea0081ep710 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Langerhans cell histiocytosis revealed by an isolated central diabetes insipidus in an adult

Chaima Halladja , Achir Safia , Belheddad Zina , MIMOUNI SAFIA

Introduction: Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a systemic disorder characterized by clonal proliferation of immature dendritic cells observed mainly in children. The affection of the sellar region in adults with central diabetes insipidus as the first manifestation of the disease is extremely rare creating a problem of etiological diagnosis especially when central diabetes insipidus (CDI) is apparently isolated.Case description: A 21-year-old man w...

ea0090p280 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2023

Primary hyperparathyroidism and bilateral pheochromocytoma with MAX mutation: Case report

Benabid Chaima , Achir Safia , Nebti Numydia , Arbouche Zakia

Introduction: Pheochromocytomas(PC)are rare catecholamine-producing neuroendocrine tumors. Germline variants of the MYC-associated factor (MAX) gene have been associated with familial PC and paragangliomas (PGL) with an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance and an overall frequency estimated at 1.9%. Other endocrine and non endocrine tumors can be associated to germline MAX mutations.Case presentation: We report a case of a 37 years old male patient,...

ea0090ep377 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2023

Familial chylomicronemia syndrome: A case report

Seghir Angham , Nebti Numydia , Achir Safia , Arbouche Zakia

Background: Familial chylomicronemia syndrome is a rare disorder of lipoprotein metabolism with an incidence of one per million in the general population. It is characterized by marked elevation of triglyceride and chylomicron levels, resulting in lipemic plasma and recurrent attacks of acute pancreatitis, eruptive xanthoma, hepatosplenomegaly, and lipemia retinalis.Case Presentation: We report the case of an 18 years old patient, an only son, from a can...