Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0040p18 | (1) | ESEBEC2016

Massive bilateral pheocromocitomas: a rare case

Martins D , Baptista C , Rodrigues D , Miguel Melo , Cardoso L M , Vicente N , Oliveira D , Ventura M , Lages A , Carrilho F

Introduction: Pheochromocytoma is a rare catecholamine-secreting tumor that arises from the chromaffin tissue of the adrenal medulla. Of the reported cases, only 10% consist in bilateral lesions and the probability of multiple endocrine neoplasia should always be investigated.Clinical case: Female patient, 19 years old, presented with a clinical history with 2 years of evolution, characterized by episodes of palpitations, headache, nausea and abdominal d...

ea0029p412 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ICEECE2012

Pseudo malabsorption of levothyroxine

Alves M. , Rodrigues D. , Baptista C. , Ribeiro C. , Oliveira P. , Vieira A. , Gouveia S. , Saraiva J. , Moreno C. , Bastos M. , Carvalheiro M.

Background: Therapy with levothyroxine (L-T4) is essential in hypothyroidism treatment. The marked elevation of thyrotropin (TSH) in patients treated with appropriate doses of L-T4 is rare and can result from malabsorption, drug interaction or poor adherence. The non-adherence, omitted by the patient, is called pseudo malabsorption.Clinical report: ACCS, female, 30 years old, hospitalized for persistent...