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ea0073ep209 | Thyroid | ECE2021

Differentiated thyroid carcinoma with metastatic presentation

Almeida Lucia , Almeida Ferreira Marta , Sousa Ana , Alves Helena , Ramalho Diogo , Correia Sara , Maria João Oliveira

IntroductionFollicular thyroid carcinoma (FTC) has metastasis in 10-15%; papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) rarely metastasizes. Bone metastasis are rare and can cause pain, fractures and spinal cord compression.Case-172 year-old male referred to the hospital with lower back pain. Imaging examination revealed lytic lumbar lesions. Thoracic-abdominal-pelvic-CT showed trachea compression by a multinodular right ...

ea0090ep12 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2023

Myocardial Infarction with non-obstructed coronaries: uncommon presentation of pheochromocytoma

Alexandrino Jorge Henrique Carmona , Almeida Ferreira Marta , Ramalho Diogo , Ferreira Diogo Santos , Silva Gualter Santos , Almeida Joao Goncalves , Oliveira Maria Joao

Background: Pheochromocytoma (PHEO) is a rare neuroendocrine tumour, classically presenting with hypertension, palpitations and headaches. Some patients have atypical presentations. We report a case of Myocardial Infarction with non-obstructed coronaries (MINOCA) as the key to unravel the diagnosis of PHEO.Clinical case: A 53-year-old man with type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension (under gliclazide MR 60 mg id, bisoprolol 5 mg id, ramipril 5 mg id an...

ea0070aep652 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

Acrodat – a useful tool to manage acromegaly patients

Alves Helena , Almeida Ferreira Marta , Tavares Patrícia , Ramalho Diogo , Machado Catarina , Almeida Lucia , Correia Sara , João Oliveira Maria

Introduction: Acromegaly is a rare condition associated with metabolic abnormalities, risk of cardiovascular complications and increased mortality. Even when biochemical control is achieved, following surgery or medical treatment, patients still complain about disease-related symptoms.Material and Methods: Retrospective study of acromegaly patients, followed in an Endocrine outpatient clinic. Clinical and biochemical data was recorded. ACRODAT was used t...