Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep1034 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2016

Abnormal thyroid function tests following thyroidectomy

Serap Yalin A. , Turemen Erdem , Biyikli Mithat , Erdemir Ayhan , Kucukercan Inci , Cakmakci Metin

Introduction: Permanent hypothyroidism is a common side effect of thyroidectomy. Thyroxine binding globulin (TBG) deficiency is characterized with low total thyroid hormones (TH) in the presence of normal free THs and thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH).Case report: A previously healthy 37-year-old man underwent annual health check-up. Thyroid US revealed a 24×14×19 mm isoechoic solid nodule in the left lobe. TSH was 1.4 (0.27–4.2 μIU/m...

ea0037ep1026 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

An unusual clinical presentation of subacute thyroiditis in a patient with Hashimoto thyroiditis

Yalin A Serap , Turemen Erdem , Biyikli Mithat , Aydiner Omer , Sarica Ozgur , Ramadan Saime , Berberoglu Kezban

Hashimoto thyroiditis (HT) is the most common cause of hypothyroidism. Subacute thyroiditis (SAT) is an uncommon disease with characteristic clinical features. Co-existence of HT and SAT is very rare and diagnosis can be challenging.Case: A 42-year-old woman with HT and multinodular goitre under levothyroxine sodium (LT4) therapy admitted to internal medicine clinic with 1 month history of anterior neck pain radiating to jaw. Thyroid function ...