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ea0056p319 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2018

Factitious hypoglycemia; Case report

Arikan Durmaz Senay , Gungunes Askin , Yalcin Selim

Introduction: Hypoglycemia is defined as a reduction in plasma glucose concentration to a level that may induce symptoms such as sweating, shaking, palpitation, headache, blurry vision, loss of consciousness, seizure, coma. We present a case with hypoglycemia which is due to the use of exogenous insulin.Case presentation: A 72-years-old patient with Alzheimer disease who was admitted to the emergency clinic because of unconscio...

ea0041ep645 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2016

Postprandial hypoglycemia in the presence of insulinoma – case report

Gungunes Askin , Arikan Durmaz Senay , Oguz Dilek , Rendeci Serkan

Background and aim: Although insulinoma typically causes fasting hypoglycemia, postprandial hypoglycemia occasionally reported in these patients. We aimed to report a rare case of insulinoma who atmitted to outpatient clinic with postprandial hypoglycemia.Case report: A 31-year-old woman was admitted to outpatient clinic with postprandial hypoglycemia. Capillary blood glucose levels were found 25 and 27 mg /dl during typical hypoglycemic symptoms such as...

ea0041ep894 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2016

Cardiac tissue Doppler echocardiographic evaluation of patients with prolactinoma treated with cabergoline

Arikan Durmaz Senay , Rasid Tasdelen Mustafa , Yildirim Nesligul , Cifci Aydin , Gungunes Askin

Introduction and aim: There are few side effects of cabergoline which is used for medical treatment of prolactinoma. For this reason, cabergoline is considered as first-line therapy of prolactinoma. However, chronic administration of high dose cabergoline in patients with prolactinoma may be associated with valvular heart disease. The aim of this study is to evaluate left ventricular systolic and diastolic functions by conventional and tissue Doppler echocardiography in patien...

ea0041ep897 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2016

Cabergoline treatment in prolactinoma may not relate with dyslipidemia

Arikan Durmaz Senay , Carlioglu Ayse , Rasid Tasdelen Mustafa , Cifci Aydin , Gungunes Askin , Kalan Isilay

Introduction and aim: The metabolic changes of lipid profiles in prolactinoma treated with cabergoline are not completely clarified. The aim of this preliminary study is to evaluate changes of lipid profile in both of patients with functional hyperprolactinemia and prolactinoma before and after cabergoline treatment.Materials and methods: Twelve patients with prolactinoma who were treated with cabergoline (mean age 33.8±7.6 years and body mass index...

ea0041ep935 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2016

A rare case of ulcerative colitis coexisting with lymphocytic hypophysitis

Rendeci Serkan , Cifci Aydin , Arikan Durmaz Senay , Gungunes Askin , Tan Sinan

Background and aim: Lymphocytic hypophysitis is heterogeneous inflammatory processes of the pituitary gland and may cause isolated hormone deficiency, but rarely occurs as panhypopituitarism. We aim to present a rare case of ulcerative colitis coexisting with lymphocytic hypophysitis.Case report: A 42-years old woman with ulcerative colitis was applied for our department of internal medicine with hypoglycemia. Her capillary blood glucose levels were foun...

ea0056p318 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2018

A female patient with diabetic ketoacidosis who had hyperthyroidism and acute appendicitis

Gungunes Askin , Arikan Durmaz Senay , Erdin Ridvan , Pehlivanli Faruk , Aydin Oktay

Introduction: Hyperthyroidism is defined as thyroid hyperfunction due to overproduction of thyroid hormones. Graves disease is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism. Hyperthyroidism may be associated with glycemic dysregulation. We are presenting a case with diabetic ketoacidosis who had Graves disease and acute appendicitis.Case presentation: A nineteen years old female patient wtih Graves disease who had hyperthyroidism despite high dose antithyroid...