Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0056p343 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2018

Nutrition of non-fasting patients with diabetes during the month of Ramadan

Lassoued Najoua , Abid Neila , HadjKacem Faten , Charfi Nadia , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: Fasting during the month of Ramadan is the most observed religious practice by Muslims. Diabetes is one of the condition that exempt Muslims from fasting because of the risk of complications. The International Diabetes Federation states that high-risk patients ‘should not fast’. The objective of this study was therefore to evaluate the daily food intake during the month of Ramadan in non-fasting patients with diabetes in order to detect diet mistakes ma...

ea0090ep283 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2023

Prevalence of malnutrition in elderly patients with diabetes mellitus in the hospital settings

Missaoui Abdel Mouhaymen , Charfi Nadia , Soomauroo Siddiqa , Belabed Wafa , Majdoub Nabila Rekik , Abid Mohamed

Objective: To estimate the prevalence of malnutrition in elderly patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) in hospital settings.Patients and Methods: A retrospective descriptive study of 55 patients over 65 years of age who were hospitalized in the Endocrinology Department. The diagnosis of malnutrition was established according to the criteria proposed by the HAS 2021.Results: The mean age of the elderly included was 71.4±6.6 years ...

ea0090ep541 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2023

Insulin intolerance: Adipose panniculitis

Lachiheb Nabil , Mouna Elleuch , Cyrine Chehaider , Nadia Charfi , Kacem Faten Hadj , Mohamed Abid

Introduction: Besides insulin allergy, several other forms of insulin intolerance are possible. Adipose panniculitis (AP) is an acute form.Purpose: Describe the clinical, paraclinical and evolution of AP.Clinical case: 64-year-old patient, type 2 diabetic for 24 years on premixed human insulin for 10 years. He consults for itchy erythematous lesions at the insulin injection sites. The lesion begins with an immediate pruritus then a...

ea0063gp29 | Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease | ECE2019

Systematic screening of masked hypertension in normotensive type 2 diabetic patients

Ghorbel Dorra , Hadjkacem Faten , Triki Faten , Mnif Mouna , Charfi Nadia , Rekik Nabila , Kammoun Samir , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: Masked hypertension (MH) is a relatively recent description leading to a similar cardiovascular risk as permanent hypertension. Masked hypertension is more common among diabetic patients.Methods: This was a case-control study. We performed 24-hour ambulatory BP in 53 type 2 diabetic patients normotensive in clinical measurement. We compared both Masked Hypertension and Normotensive groups according to clinical/laboratory parameters and targ...

ea0063p805 | Thyroid 2 | ECE2019

Predisposition to autoimmune thyroid diseases within a Tunisian multiplex family

Chabchoub Ghazi , Sefi Wajdi , Charfi Nadia , Kacem Faten Hadj , Mnif Mouna , Keskes Leila , Abid Mohamed

Autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD), including Graves’ disease (GD) and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT), is caused by multiple genetic and environmental factors. The clinical and immunological features of GD and HT are distinct; however, there are multiplex families with both GD and HT. In order to study the genetic susceptibility factors to AITDs, we have followed up 115 control members belonging to a large Tunisian family with a high prevalence of AITDs (Akr family) dur...

ea0063p987 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 3 | ECE2019

Epidemiological, clinical and biochemical characteristics of metabolic syndrome in adults living in South of Tunisia

Chabchoub Ghazi , Gargouri Imene , Kacem Faten Hadj , Charfi Nadia , Mnif Mouna , Keskes Leila , Abid Mohamed

The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a constellation of physiological and biochemical abnormalities characterized by obesity, hyperglycaemia, elevated triglycerides and decreases in high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), and hypertension. The MetS promotes atherosclerosis, and increases the risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD), as well as rates of mortality. Thus, it has become one of the major public health challenges worldwide. In Tunisia, few stud...

ea0063p1058 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology 3 | ECE2019

Pituitary apoplexy: diagnosis, management and outcome in 44 patients

Gargouri Imen , Hadjkacem Faten , Mnif Mouna , Walha Mohamed , Rekik Nabila , Charfi Nadia , Ayadi Fatma , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: Pituitary apoplexy (PA) is a rare incident defined by the occurrence of necrosis and/or haemorrhage of the pituitary gland. PA is a clinical syndrome characterized by the sudden onset of headache, vomiting, visual impairment and decreased consciousness in some cases. The objectives of our study are to describe its clinical, biological and imaging features as well as the management of PA in the region of Sfax.Patients and methods: It is a re...

ea0063ep102 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2019

Thyrotropin-producing pituitary adenoma: 3 case reports

Hadjkacem Faten , Gargouri Imen , Bensalah Dhouha , Neifar Manel , Boujelben Khouloud , Charfi Nadia , Rekik Nabila , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: Thyrotropin-secreting pituitary adenomas represent less than 1% of all pituitary adenomas. Usually, patients present mild or moderate signs of hyperthyroidism and Hormonal evaluation shows increased free thyroid hormone concentration with detectable, normal or increased serum thyrotropin (TSH) level. Herein we report three cases of thyrotropin adenomas with particular clinical and biological features.Observations: Three patients, aged 25 38...

ea0049ep335 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2017

An usual cause of post operative hypocalcemia

Mnif Fatma , Safi Wajdi , Rekik Nabila , Mrabet Houcem , Elfekih Hamza , Charfi Nadia , Mnif Mouna , Abid Mohammed

Introduction: The otorhinolaryngologist can be confronted to multiple surprises after a thyroid surgeryCase description: We report the case of a 48 year-old woman admitted with post operative hypocalcaemia (after thyroidectomy?). The patient has a history of hypothyroidism since 5 years. She then presented a cervical swelling. The ultra-sound confirmed the presence of a suspicious thyroid nodule measuring 4 cm. A thyroidectomy was then conducted. Post op...

ea0037ep1239 | Clinical Cases–Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2015

A cystic lesion of the adrenal gland mimicking hydatid cyst

Kacem Faten Hadj , Ammar Mouna , Maalej Ayman , Cheikrouhou Nesrine , Charfi Nadia , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: Adrenal cystic lesions are uncommon and mostly identified incidentally during radiological investigations or at surgery for unrelated reasons. Its incidence varies between 0.064 and 0.18%. Adrenal cysts are classified as endothelial cysts, pseudocysts, epithelial cysts, and parasitic cysts.Case report: A 45-year-old female with a past medical history of systemic hypertensive disease for 2 years, presented with recurrent abdominal pain durin...