Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0016p299 | Endocrine tumours | ECE2008

Adrenal ganglioneuroma: a new cause of increased serum calcitonin

Bakola Theodosia , Gkountouvas Anastasios , Aggelopoulou Anastasia , Tertipi Athanasia , Pappas Anastasios , Iakovidou Ioanna , Nisiotis Athanasios , Kaldrimidis Philippos

Introduction: Ganglioneuromas are rare, benign tumors of mature ganglion cells, arising from the sympathetic ganglia and 20% are located in the adrenal medulla, representing 1–4% of adrenal incidentalomas. About 1/3 secrete catecholamines but hypertension and other adrenergic symptoms are rare. About 60% are depicted with 131I- MIBG.Case report: A 72-year-old man was admitted for a left adrenal tumor 9×8 cm, incidentally found in abd...

ea0020p285 | Clinical case reports and clinical reports | ECE2009

Treatment of metastatic medullary thyroid carcinoma with sorafenib

Kaldrymides Philippos , Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia , Goudouvas Anastasios , Veniou Eirini , Bakola Theodosia , Agelopoulou Anastasia , Thomas Dimitrios , Ziras Nikolaos

Medullary thyroid carcinoma is an uncommon malignancy of hereditary and sporadic presentation. Mutations in the RET-protooncogene are involved in the pathogenesis of >50% of the sporadic cases. Currently, there is no effective treatment for metastatic medullary thyroid carcinoma. The aim was to present a case of metastatic medullary thyroid carcinoma that was treated by the administration of sorafenib, a multiple kinase inhibitor.A patient, female ag...

ea0016p814 | Thyroid | ECE2008

Mixed papillary, poorly differentiated and anaplastic thyroid carcinoma

Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia , Goudouvas Anastasios , Thomas Dimitrios , Bakola Theodosia , Veniou Eirini , Batika Pelagia , Athanassiou Panagiotis , Kaldrymidis Philippos

Well differentiated thyroid carcinoma is associated with prolonged survival in terms of decades and anaplastic carcinoma is associated with survival in months. Intermediate malignancy with a more guarded prognosis is also known to exist.The aim was to describe the case of a patient with a mixed papillary, poorly differentiated and anaplastic thyroid carcinoma.A female patient, aged 73 years presented with a multinodular goiter and ...