Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0063p1090 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology 3 | ECE2019

Growth retardation and brain imaging

Bouzid Aicha , Meskine Djamila

The diagnostic strategy in the face of stunted growth currently leaves an important place for brain imaging, which looks for growth hormone deficiency, a ‘craniopharyngioma’ tumor, or a malformation of the midline or pituitary region. The purpose of our work is to look for abnormalities of the pituitary area in case of stunted growth.Patients and methods: A retrospective descriptive and analytical study involving 69 patients (30 girls/9 boys) w...

ea0049ep246 | Bone & Osteoporosis | ECE2017

Biological assessment and causes of secondary osteoporosis

Bouzid Aicha , Meskine Djamila

Secondary osteoporosis accounts for 10–20% of the causes of osteoporosis in menopausal women. The search for a possible etiology should not be neglected before considering the therapeutic management of any osteoporosis. There is no consensus on the first-line biological tests to be prescribed.Goal: Determine biological abnormalities in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.Patients/methods: Postmenopausal women are enrolled, ...

ea0049ep381 | Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism | ECE2017

Family hypercholesterolemia: about 4 cases

Bouzid Aicha , Mineesk Djamila

Familial hypercholesterolemia (HF) is a rare hereditary dyslipidemia characterized by a major elevation of LDLc, cutaneo-tendinous xanthomas and atheromatous manifestations. This anomaly exposes a high vascular risk, more than 50% for men and 30% for women, occurring early.Observations: We report four cases of HF from the same family, three girls and one boy and whose parents are affected by hypercholesterolemia. The average age of patients is 11 years. ...

ea0041ep125 | Bone & Osteoporosis | ECE2016

Osteoporosis in a cohort of 1062 postmenopausal women

Bouzid Aicha , Meskine Djamila

Osteoporosis is a worldwide public health problem, particularly in ageing subjectsThe objectives of this study were to screen a sample of postmenopausal women aged >45 years for osteoporosis and to identify its risk factors.Methods: This cross-sectional survey was conducted at the endocrinology department of the Bologhine hospital in Algiers, Algeria. A total of 1062 postmenopausal women participated in this study. Each subject...

ea0041ep126 | Bone & Osteoporosis | ECE2016

Osteoporosis and type 2 diabetes

Meskine Djamila , Bouzid Aicha

Diabetes mellitus and osteoporosis are important comorbidities commonly seen in postmenopausal women. Diabetes can cause bone alterations that increases the risk of fractures. However, in patients with type 2 diabetes, bone mineral density (BMD) often appears not to be decreased, due to diabetes-induced increased weight and body fat mass, which can hamper densitometric assessment of osteoporosis and of fracture risks. The aim of the present study was to compare bone mineral de...

ea0070aep712 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

Thickening of the pituitary stalk: About 4 cases

Bouzid Aicha , Meskine Djamila

Introduction: Pathologies of the pituitary stem are very often revealed during diabetes insipidus. The introduction of MRI constituted, in this context, a major diagnostic contribution. We report 4 cases of thickening of the pituitary stem observations. These are 4 patients (3 women and one man) whose age varies from 30 to 47 years, the circumstances of discovery are represented by amenorrhea in women and polyuropolydipsic syndrome in men. Clinically, diabetes insipidus was fo...

ea0070ep326 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

Therapeutic difficulties in the management of craniopharyngioma

Bouzid Aicha , Laloui Amina , Meskine Djamila

The craniopharyngioma is a benign tumor, curable but aggressive by its localization involving the vital and visual prognosis of the patients. Treated mainly by surgery associated with radiotherapy which allows high long-term survival but at the expense of significant side effects, it nevertheless poses a problem of therapeutic management. The aim of this study is to illustrate the therapeutic difficulties in the management of craniopharyngiomaPatients an...

ea0070ep357 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

Pituitary apoplexy

Bouzid Aicha , Aribi Imane , Meskine Djamila

Introduction: Pituitary apoplexy is a rare and potentially life-threatening endocrine and neurosurgical emergency, most often linked to hemorrhage or necrosis of a pituitary adenoma.Observation: We report the case of a 45 year old patient, with a history of chronic headache, hospitalized in the emergency setting for the management of meningeal syndrome with severe headache associated with vomiting, a significant drop in visual acuity, exophthalmos and pt...

ea0073aep147 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2021

Topographic diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism

Bouzid Aicha , malha Azzouz , Meskine Djamila

IntroductionThe diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHP) is essentially biological. Current imaging techniques (ultrasound and scintigraphy) make it possible to locate an adenoma in the majority of cases. The objective of this study is to clarify the place of imaging in the topographic diagnosis of hyperparathyroidism.Patients and methodsThis is a retrospective study including 40 patients with PHP who h...

ea0073aep154 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2021

Male osteoporosis

Bouzid Aicha , Meskine Djamila , malha Azzouz

IntroductionOsteoporosis has generally been considered a female disease; this may explain why this pathology has focused less attention on men. While osteoporosis has been underestimated and poorly treated in female patients, the situation is even worse in male patients, despite the fact that up to one third of hip fractures are suffered by men.GoalTo assess the characteristics and risk factors associated wit...