Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0014p26 | (1) | ECE2007

The protective effect of tribulus terrestris in diabetes

Amin Amr , Lotfy Mohamed , Adeghate Ernest

Tribulus terrestris (TT) is used in the Arabic folk medicine to Q1 treat various diseases. The aim of this study was to investigate the protective effects of TT in diabetes mellitus (DM). Diabetes is known to increase reactive oxygen species (ROS) level that subsequently contributes to the pathogenesis of diabetes. Rats were divided into six groups and treated with either saline, glibenclamide (Glib), or TT for 30 days. Rats in group 1 were given sa...

ea0070aep853 | Reproductive and Developmental Endocrinology | ECE2020

A case of swyer syndrome

ElHaddad Hemmat , El Meligy Amr , Amin Samar , Salam Randa

Introduction: Swyer syndrome is caused by abnormal sex differentiation during the embryonic period, resulting in incomplete intrauterine masculinization and undifferentiated gonads associated with a 46, XY karyotype in phenotypic females. They have normal female external genitalia and underdeveloped female internal genitalia. Such patients usually present with primary amenorrhea and delayed puberty but can also have gonadal tumors as adults. The exact incidence is unknown. The...