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ea0032p236 | Clinical case reports – Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2013

Pleuropericarditis effusion secondary to chronic bromocriptine intake

Belhimer Faiza , Chentli Farida

Introduction: Dopamine agonists are commonly used for the treatment of Parkison’s disease and prolactinomas. Sometimes high doses are needed in mixed pituitary adenomas. This medical treatment usually induces gastrointestinal troubles and/or low blood pressure, and sometimes psychiatric disorders. Pleuropercarditis effusion (PPE) is rarely related to dopamine agonist side effects.Case report: Our aim is to report a man aged 29 years old whose PPE is...

ea0032p961 | Pituitary – Clinical (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by IPSEN</emphasis>) | ECE2013

Pituitary hyperplasia secondary to primary hypothyroidism in a child with mosaic trisomy 21

Belhimer Faiza , Chentli Farida

Introduction: Pituitary hyperplasia (PH) is relatively a rare condition in children. As in adults, it can be secondary to a long-standing primary hypothyroidism and can sometimes be mistaken with a pituitary macro-adenoma as in the following observation:Case report: Herein, authors describe a girl aged 10 years old sent by her neurosurgeon for pre operative hormonal exploration of a pituitary macro adenoma measuring 13 mm in height. This one was discover...

ea0032p255 | Clinical case reports – Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2013

Congenital trans-sphenoidal meningocele: an uncommon cause of pituitary insufficiency

Belhimer Faiza , Bey Abderrahim , Chentli Farida

Introduction: Congenital trans-sphenoidal meningocele (TM) is a rare clinical entity. It can be traumatic, congenital or from tumour origin. It results from a defect in the sphenoid bone ontogenesis. In its classical form, the TM is revealed in adults, frequently in women in the fourth or fifth decade by rhinorrhea or cerebrospinal fluid leak through a bony defect in the sphenoid floor. Our aim is to report a case of large TM without rhinorrhea, and as a part of midline abnorm...