Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep1068 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

Graves' disease and HIV infection: bad response to antithyroid drugs due to interaction with HIV therapy

Moniz Catarina , Campos Maria Jose , Vasconcelos Carlos

Graves’ disease is one of the multiple autoimmune diseases that have been reported in HIV-infected patients. With the upsurge of highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART) the incidence of autoimmune diseases in HIV-infected patients is increasing, especially after immune reconstitution. We present a male, 51-year-old, who started complaining with anxiety, sudoresis and palpitations. The laboratory workout revealed hyperthyroidism: TSH <0.02 μU/ml (0.46–4...

ea0014p338 | (1) | ECE2007

Prevalence of thyroid antibodies in gestational diabetes mellitus

Ruas Luísa , Paiva Sandra , Campos Maria , Marta Elvira , Lobo António , Cravo Annette , Carvalheiro Manuela

Background: Pregnancy alters the natural history of autoimmune thyroid disorders. The incidence rate of positive thyroid antibodies (T-abs +) in asymptomatic women during pregnancy has been reported to be between 6 and 19.6%.Aim: To determine the prevalence of thyroid antibodies (T-abs) in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM).Subjects & Method: In 408 women, at the time of diagnose of GDM, TSH, free thyroxine, free tri-iodothyro...