Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0026p268 | Pituitary | ECE2011

Frequency of acute-onset symptoms and other features of craniopharyngioma presentation in children and adults

Nielsen E H , Jorgensen J O , Bjerre P , Andersen M , Andersen C , Feldt-Rasmussen U , Poulsgaard L , Kristensen L O , Astrup Jens , Lindholm Jorgen , Laurberg Peter

Introduction: Clinical symptoms in craniopharyngioma have been repeatedly described in the literature, but few studies have addressed the issue of acute-onset symptoms in children or adults. Refinements of diagnostic procedures and altered scanning routines over the last two decades may in theory have affected patterns of clinical presentation.Objective: To study the clinical phenotype of patients with newly diagnosed craniopharyngioma, with focus on var...

ea0022p617 | Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by Novartis</emphasis>) | ECE2010

Epidemiology of craniopharyngioma in Denmark 1985–2004: a 2% increase in incidence rate per year

Husted Nielsen Eigil , Feldt-Rasmussen Ulla , Poulsgaard Lars , Ostergaard Kristensen Lars , Astrup Jens , Otto Jorgensen Jens , Bjerre Per , Andersen Marianne , Andersen Claus , Jorgensen Jesper , Lindholm Jorgen , Laurberg Peter

Background: Craniopharyngioma may be associated with severe morbidity. Few data exist on incidence rate (IR) and possible changes with time. The epidemiology of craniopharyngioma in Denmark has never been evaluated in detail.Objectives: To review the literature on craniopharyngioma incidence and to study the epidemiology of craniopharyngioma in Denmark during a recent 20-year period.Material and methods: Publications including data...