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ea0011p481 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2006

Macroprolactinoma: 5 cases

Hadj Ali Insaf , Cheikhrouhou Hela , Khiari Karima , Ben Abdallah Nejib

Prolactinoma represents 27 to 35% of pituitary adenomomas and 40 to 75% of secreting adenomas. However, the macroprolactinomas are not frequent. We report clinical, biological and therapeutic aspects of 5 cases of macroprolactinomas. It concerns 3 women and 2 men. The average age is 43.4 years (19–68). The reason for seaking medical advice was amenorrhea – galactorrhea syndrom in 2 women and infertility in one case. The diagnosis of pituitary adenoma is incidentally ...

ea0041ep259 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2016

Multiple endocrine dysfunctions in a patient with secondary hemochromatosis

Oueslati Ibtissem , Elfeleh Emna , Mchirgui Nadia , Bchir Najla , Khiari Karima , Ben Abdallah Nejib

Introduction: Hemochromatosis is a disorder caused by an excess of iron deposition in the parenchymal cells that leads to organ dysfunction. In patients with secondary hemochromatosis due to multiple blood transfusions, endocrinopathies such as diabetes mellitus, hypopituitarism frequently develop.Herein we report the case of a patient with B-thalassemia major who developed diabetes mellitus, hypopituitarism and primary hypoparathyroidism due to secondar...

ea0041ep261 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2016

Hypopituitarism in a phenotypically Turner-like female with 45X/46 XY karyotype

Oueslati Ibtissem , Khiari Karima , Bchir Najla , Mchirgui Nadia , Ben Abdallah Nejib

Introduction: Mixed gonadal dysgenesis with 45X/46XY mosaicism is considered to be a rare disorder of sex development. This condition is characterized by a phenotypically very heterogeneous clinical presentation. In fact, the individuals with 45X/46XY mosaicism ranged from phenotypically normal men with azoospermia, going through individuals with genital ambiguity, to women with Turner syndrome.Herein, we describe a phenotypically Turner-like female with...