Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep302 | Calcium & Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2017

Ectopic production of calcitriol by non-hodgkin lymphoma as a cause of hypercalcemia: case report

Alarcon Elvira , Tome Mariana , Bautista Carmen , Gonzalez Daniel

Introduction: Hypercalcemia of malignancy usually appears in patients with osteolytic metastasis and in those patients with humoral hypercalcemia due to secretion of PTHrp by the tumor. Hypercalcemia due to calcitriol production by the tumor is uncommon (<1% of cases of hypercalcemia of malignancy). It is the cause of virtually all cases of hypercalcemia in patients with Hodgkin’s lymphoma and approximately one third of cases in non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. It has als...

ea0049ep341 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2017

Parathyroid cyst: the forgotten diagnosis of a neck mass

Miranda Esperanza , Tome Mariana , Bautista Carmen , Gonzalez Daniel

Introduction: The differential diagnosis of cystic cervical masses includes thyroid cyst, thymic cyst, thyroglossal duct cyst, branchial cleft cyst, bronchogenic cyst, lymphangioma and parathyroid cyst (PC). PC is one of the less common causes of the cervical masses.Methods: We report the case of a 37-year-old man admitted to the hospital with a neck mass of 48 mm.Results: Our patient presented with neck pain and an hipoechogenic n...

ea0041ep465 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2016

Descriptive observational study of a group of diabetic patients admitted to Hospital Punta De Europa from Gibraltar area health field during the year 2015

Recio Carmen Bautista , Fernandez-Ladreda Mariana Tome , Duarte Daniel Gonzalez

Objectives: The prevalence of diabetic patients admitted in hospitals close to 20% in some series. Our goal is to determine the prevalence of diabetic patients assessed by interclinical calls from different medical and surgical specialties that have been entered during 2015 in our Hospital, in order to describe the characteristics that these diabetic patients.Material and methods: We present 116 patients evaluated by interclinical consultation request fo...

ea0090ep1102 | Late Breaking | ECE2023

Cystic fibrosis: diagnostic keys and new treatments

Jose Vallejo Herrera Maria , Vallejo Herrera Veronica , Carmen Bautista Recio Maria , Cruz Almaraz Almaraz Maria

A 47-year-old male with a history of severe persistent asthma and recurrent respiratory infections with admissions to the Pulmonology Department. The patient underwent a study due to weight loss, diarrhoea and Ca 19.9 elevation. Imaging tests (abdominal CT and MRI cholangio) were performed, which highlighted severe pancreatic fat infiltration. The cystic fibrosis study was completed with genetics (positive: two heterozygous switches F508del and D1152H), sweat test (45 mmol/l -...

ea0063p359 | Thyroid 1 | ECE2019

A rare cause of goiter

Schuldt Maria Belen Ojeda , Recio Carmen Bautista , Fernandez-Ladreda Mariana Tome

Introduction: Amyloidosis is a rare systemic disease of unknown etiology characterized by the extracellular deposition of proteinaceous (amyloid) material in different organs of the body. About 40-50% are of secondary cause (Amyloidosis AA) Amyloid goiter is a rare condition, usually associated with the secondary form.Case: We reported a 41-year-old male with a history of non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, high blood pressure and smoking habit. Maintains...

ea0041ep1037 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2016

Cytological evaluation of thyroid nodules by fine-needle aspiration performed by endocrinologists. Our clinical experience in 2014.

Fernandez-Ladreda Mariana Tome , Bautista Carmen , Rojas Rocio , Duarte Daniel Gonzalez

Introducción: Thyroid nodule is a very frequent pathology that affects 4-8% of population. Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) guided by ultrasound (US) is considered the gold standard test in diagnostic evaluation of thyroid nodules. This technique is being assumed more and more frequently by endocrinologists.Description of Methods: We conducted a retrospective study that included all thyroid US-guided FNA performed in 2014. We considered the following va...

ea0090ep1138 | Late Breaking | ECE2023

Clinical spectrum of ectopic Cushing’s syndrome secondary to pheochromocytoma: A diagnostic and therapeutic challenge

Gomes Porras Mariana , Kishore Doulatram Gamgaram Viyey , Gonzalez Molero Inmaculada , Gonzalez Romero Stella , Carmen Bautista Recio Maria , Cruz Almaraz Almaraz Maria , Moreno-Torres Taboada Carolina , Olveira Fuster Gabriel

Introduction: The clinical presentation of ectopic Cushing’s syndrome secondary to pheochromocytoma differs from the classic manifestations of these endocrinopathies separately. This cosecretion causes greater morbidity, requiring a complex preoperative preparation. We describe two clinical cases, a 46-year-old male with grade II overweight and a 65-year-old female with grade I obesity, both with a personal history of hypertension poorly controlled with 7 and 3 antihypert...