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ea0070aep507 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Diabetic foot: An important, yet underestimated complication in albanian healthcare

Celo Eni , Hasho Sokol , Toti Florian

Diabetic foot is a main complication of Diabetes Mellitus that affects 15–25% of diabetes patients at least once in their lifetime. This complication has severe consequences at patient’s life quality and a high cost not only for the patient but also for the society. However, this complication is still underestimated in Albania.Aim of study: Our main objective is to summarize the causes and pathogenic mechanisms leading to diabetic foot, and t...

ea0099ep586 | Thyroid | ECE2024

An unusual hyperthyroidism presentation

Lekbello Megi , Celo Eni , Ylli Dorina

We would like to report the case of a 45-year-old woman who came to our emergency department two months ago complaining of exhaustion, vomiting, and stomach pain. In the last three weeks, she had three admissions to the ER due to vomiting. She did not have any chronic illnesses, and her only medication for the vomiting was oral electrolytes. In the last two months, she claims to have lost four to five kilograms. The physical examination showed tachycardia (135 beats per minute...

ea0063ep36 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism | ECE2019

Diabetic ketoacidosis

Hoxha Edlira , Hoxha Violeta , Husi Gerond , Fureraj Thanas , Celo Eni , Ylli Agron

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a well- known and a major acute complication of diabetes, mainly of the patients with type 1 diabetes. It is not uncommon in patients with type 2 diabetes. This situation is characterised by the presence of serum ketones greater than 5 mEq/l and ketonuria, a blood glucose level greater than 250 mg/dl, a blood PH less than 7.3 and a serum bicarbonate level of less than 18 mEq/l. There are different factors that cause ketoacidosis. DKA can be the initial...

ea0099ep722 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2024

Pituitary apoplexy presenting with altered level of consciousness, in a normal pituitary gland

Celo Eni , Lekbello Megi , Spaho Erion , Duro Bariola , Kasa Marsida , Gjana Grisilda , Taulla Eriselda

Introduction: Pituitary apoplexy is a rare, potentially life-threatening syndrome caused by ischemic infarction or hemorrhage, generally into a pituitary tumor. The clinical manifestations of PA usually manifest suddenly and include headache, nausea/vomiting, altered awareness and visual abnormalities. Regarding endocrine deficiencies, signs and symptoms of cortisol deficiency are generally observed in the early stage after apoplexy onset, as occurred in our patient. Hypothyro...

ea0063p700 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology 2 | ECE2019

Severe hyponatremia caused by secondary adrenal insufficiency in a patient with central diabetes insipidus: A case report

Kermaj Marjeta , Celo Eni , Fureraj Thanas , Hoxha Violeta , Muco Ermira , Kapia Mariola , Zaimi Irsa , Shkurti Adela , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Hyponatremia is a common electrolyte disturbance in clinical practice, and is considered severe when Na+<125 mEq/L. In most patients, is caused by a single cause but, in selected cases, there are multiple factors that contribute together. Drugs are a common cause of electrolytes abnormalities and a careful drug history is important especially the interaction between them.Case report: We report the case of a 60-year-old male patient who ...