Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep641 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2016

Myelolipoma in a rheumatoid arthritis patient – report of a case

Tzanavari Aikaterini , Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia , Banti Theodota , Katsavouni Charoula , Xanthakou Eleni , Athanassiou Panagiotis

Introduction: Adrenal myelolipoma is an extremely rare benign adrenal tumor. Adrenal myelolipoma is characterized by the presence within the adrenal gland of mature adipose tissue and active bone marrow elements. Owing to their non-functional nature most cases are incidental, either at autopsy or through computer tomography scan. Occasionally the lesions attain a large size to become clinically apparent. Seropositive rheumatoid arthritis is a disorder affecting approximately 1...

ea0037ep366 | Diabetes (pathiophysiology & epitemiology) | ECE2015

Diabetes mellitus in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia , Tzanavari Aikaterini , Banti Theodota , Katsavouni Charoula , Kalaycheva Natalia , Athanassiou Panagiotis

Introduction: In rheumatoid arthritis (RA) glucose metabolism may be affected either by the autoimmune inflammatory disease itself, or by the treatment used to manage the disease. Metabolic syndrome seems to be prevalent in RA patients.Aim: The aim was to study the prevalence of diabetes mellitus type 2 and metabolic factors related to the development of atherosclerosis within a cohort of RA patients cared for within a single Rheumatology Department....