Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081ep844 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Cushing’s disease in a 14 year old child: A real diagnostic and therapeutic challenge

Souleima Trigui , Najoua Lassoued , Houcem Mrabet , Fedia Boubaker , Wafa Alaya , Hbib Sfar Mohamed

Introduction: CushingÂ’s disease (CD) is a rare but serious pathology in children and adolescents. It differs from adult pathology by the mode of presentation and management. We report a case of CD in a 14-year-old child whose diagnosis was confirmed only after 2 years.Observation: This was a 14-year-old female patient with a family history of consanguineous marriage and personal history of nephrotic syndrome who presented with delayed stature, delay...

ea0081ep1178 | Late Breaking | ECE2022

Dietary education for patients with type 2 diabetes : state of art

Achwak Mehrez , Alaya Wafa , Mohsen Selma , Lassoued Najoua , Boubaker Fedia , Zantour Baha , Sfar Mohamed Habib

Introduction: Dietary practices are essential in diabetes control and acquiring HbA1c target. The aim of our work is to evaluate the prevalence of dietary education practice in a type 2 diabetes population and its associated factors.Methods: Cross-sectional study enrolling 84 type 2 diabetes patients followed up in the outpatient endocrinology department. The data was collected through a questionnaire in face-to-face interviews with patients. Age, body m...

ea0070aep234 | Bone and Calcium | ECE2020

Brown tumor with multiple localizations in primary hyperparathyroidism: About a case

Rihab Ajili , Sondos Arfa , Fedia Boubaker , Olfa Berrich , Alaya Wafa , Baha Zantour , Mohamed H Sfar

Introduction: A brown tumor is a rare osteolytic non-neoplastic lesion, due to an anomaly of bone metabolism, occuring in primary, secondary or tertiary hyperparathyroidism.This is a case about a brown tumor with multiple localizations seen in primary hyperparathyroidism.Observation: A 42 year old patient,with a history of Behçet disease diagnosed at the age of 38, is hospitalized in our department for the management of a fort...

ea0070ep15 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2020

High blood pressure due to pheochromocytoma: 8 cases

Rihab Ajili , Baha Zantour , Sondos Arfa , Fedia Boubaker , Olfa Berrich , Wafa Alaya , Mohamed H Sfar

Introduction: Pheochromocytomas are rare neuroendocrine tumors arising from chromaffincells of the adrenal gland or extra-adrenal paragangliomas. These tumors cause a hypersecretion of catecholamines, resulting in high blood pressure (HBP) and eventual cardiovascular complications. The point of this study is to go through the different clinical aspects of high blood pressure related to pheochromocytomas.Methods: This is a retrospective study about 8 pati...