Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep870 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2017

Central diabetes insipidus and cerebral salt wasting syndrome: a challenging coexistence

Costa Maria Manuel , Esteves Cesar , Castedo Jose Luis , Pereira Josue , Carvalho Davide

Introduction: Combined central diabetes insipidus (DI) and cerebral salt wasting syndrome (CSW) is a rare clinical finding. However, when this happens, mortality is high due to delayed diagnosis and/or inadequate treatment.Case report: 42-year-old man referred to neurosurgery due to a non functional pituitary macroadenoma with bitemporal hemianopsia. He underwent partial ressection of the tumour on July 2nd 2015. On the following day of surgery he presen...

ea0049ep1077 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2017

Pituitary apoplexy – presentation, management and outcome in 35 cases

Costa Maria Manuel , Carvalho Bruno , Castedo Jose Luis , Vinha Eduardo , Pereira Josue , Bernardes Irene , Carvalho Davide

Introduction: Pituitary apoplexy is a rare disease which results of haemorrhage and/or infarction of pituitary gland. The optimal management of this problem still remains controversial between surgery and conservative treatment.Aims: To characterize the clinical presentation, diagnostic workup, treatment and follow up of patients with apoplexy. Methods:Retrospective study of 35 pituitary apoplexy followed in a portuguese hospital from 2006 to 2016.<p...

ea0049ep1078 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2017

Inferior petrosal sinus sampling: experience of a terciary hospital

Costa Maria Manuel , Castedo Jose Luis , Vinha Eduardo , Pereira Josue , Bernardes Irene , Carvalho Davide

Introduction: Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling (IPSS) is the gold standard test to distinguish between Cushing Disease and ectopic ACTH secretion (EAS), mostly when the biochemical tests are discordant and/or there is no lesion in MRI.Aim: To evaluate the results of IPSS in the diagnosis of ACTH-dependent Cushing syndrome.Methods: Retrospective study that analysed IPSS results performed in the last decade in our centre and integrat...

ea0035p17 | Adrenal cortex | ECE2014

Female to male gender identity disorder in a patient with non-classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Lau Eva , Castedo Jose Luis , Rodrigues Pedro , Figueiredo Zelia , Carvalho Davide

Introduction: Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a prevalent disturb in female to male gender identity disorder (GID). However, psychoendocrinology of GID is not yet fully understood.Case Report: A 22-year-old patient(46, XX), was sent from Psychiatry-Sexology to Endocrinology consultation for GID to start hormonal treatment. Self-awareness as a male began at 12-year-old. Menarche at the age of 13 years. At 14-year-old, it was noticed overgrowth of ...

ea0035p311 | Clinical case reports Thyroid/Others | ECE2014

A rare case of cutaneous metastization of a differentiated thyroid carcinoma initially diagnosed as Hurthle cell adenoma

Castedo Jose-Luis , Costa Maria Manuel , Pimenta Tiago , Pestana-Silva Roberto , Carvalho Davide

Introduction: Cutaneous metastization of differentiated thyroid carcinomas is a rare event.Clinical case: MMS, a 69-year-old male was submitted to left hemithyroidectomy+isthmectomy on May 2006 after FNA of a left node revealed follicular tumor. Histology showed Hurthle cell adenoma. The patient maintained irregular follow-up by endocrinologist. In October 2011 he referred the appearance of small bilateral cervical skin nodules. Physical exam showed thre...

ea0022p227 | Clinical case reports and clinical practice | ECE2010

Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism in POEMS syndrome – case report

Rodrigues Pedro , Castedo Jose Luis , Rocha Madalena , Guimaraes Patricia , Guimaraes Jose Eduardo , Medina Jose Luis

Introduction: POEMS (polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal gammopathy and skin changes) syndrome is a rare multisystemic disease. Diagnosis requires two major criteria and at least one minor criterion. Major criteria include polineuropathy and a monoclonal plasma proliferative disorder (almost always lambda). Minor criteria include osteosclerotic bone lesions, Castleman disease, organomegaly (including lymphadenopathy), oedema, pleural effusion or ascites, e...

ea0022p228 | Clinical case reports and clinical practice | ECE2010

Cushing's syndrome as presentation of an ACTH-producing pulmonary tumour

Rodrigues Pedro , Castedo Jose Luis , Cernadas Eduardo , Carvalho Davide , Medina Jose Luis

Introduction: Ectopic Cushing’s syndrome is a rare disease, with a reported incidence of 0.1/million per year. This disorder accounts for approximately 12–17% of patients with ACTH-dependent Cushing’s syndrome. Small cell lung carcinoma is responsible for about 20% of cases, although ectopic ACTH hypersecretion occurs in only 0.5–2% of these tumours. Hypercortisolaemia is usually severe and of rapid onset. Optimal treatment is surgical excision of the tumou...

ea0049ep630 | Diabetes therapy | ECE2017

Determinants of patient’s adherence and its relation to therapeutic success after hospital admission for decompensated diabetes

Magalhaes Daniela , Saavedra Ana , Souteiro Pedro , Bettencourt-Silva Rita , Costa Maria Manuel , Castedo Jose Luis , Freitas Paula , Nogueira Claudia , Queiros Joana , Carvalho Davide

Introduction: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic disease that requires continuous medical care. Health care providers should adopt approaches that improve patient outcomes and adherence.Aims: To evaluate the adherence to Endocrinology ambulatory follow-up after elective hospital admission for decompensated DM and to determine the relationship between adherence and therapeutic success after discharge.Methods: Retrospective study of...

ea0026p632 | Clinical case reports | ECE2011

Diagnosis of Bruns–Garland syndrome in a patient with McArdle disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus

Martins Raquel , Neves Celestino , Vaz-da-Silva Manuel , Rodrigues Pedro , Belo Sandra , Jorge Georgina , Magalhaes Angela , Castedo Jose Luis , Carvalho Davide

Introduction: McArdle disease is a rare recessive disorder of glycogen metabolism, related to muscle phosphorylase deficiency. It usually presents in adolescence or early adulthood with muscle cramps, exercise intolerance, easy fatigability, and progressive weakness as glycogen is the primary source of energy for intense muscle activity. Few reports described the association of McArdle disease and type 2 diabetes and some authors suggested that hyperglicemia and hyperinsulinem...