Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0011p20 | Bone | ECE2006

Treatment and follow up of primary hyperparathyroidism: 50 cases

Cheikhrouhou Hela , Ali Insaf Hadj , Khiari Karima , Abdallah Nejib Ben

We report a retrospective study of 50 cases of primary hyperparathyroidism (10 men and 40 women, mean age: 49 years) collected between 1975 and 2004. At the time of diagnosis, 44% of patients had bone disease, renal manifestations were present in 17 cases (34%).Parathyroidectomy is a safe and effective approach of primary hyperparathyroidism treatment. The management of persistent or recurrent hyperparathyroidism is explained by the fact that parathyroid...

ea0011p318 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | ECE2006

Cardiovascular risk factors and macrovascular complications in type 2 diabetes

Khiari Karima , Cheikhrouhou Hela , Ali Insaf Hadj , Abdallah Nejib Ben

The frequency of type 2 diabetes increases in all of the world. The risk for atherosclerosis vascular disease is greatest in type 2 diabetic patients who have other known risk factors such obesity, smoking, hypertension and dyslipidemia.The aim of our study is to determine the frequency of cardiovascular risk factors associated to diabetes and the frequency of macrovascular complications in type 2 diabetic patients.It is a retrospe...

ea0011p481 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2006

Macroprolactinoma: 5 cases

Hadj Ali Insaf , Cheikhrouhou Hela , Khiari Karima , Ben Abdallah Nejib

Prolactinoma represents 27 to 35% of pituitary adenomomas and 40 to 75% of secreting adenomas. However, the macroprolactinomas are not frequent. We report clinical, biological and therapeutic aspects of 5 cases of macroprolactinomas. It concerns 3 women and 2 men. The average age is 43.4 years (19–68). The reason for seaking medical advice was amenorrhea – galactorrhea syndrom in 2 women and infertility in one case. The diagnosis of pituitary adenoma is incidentally ...

ea0022p104 | Bone/Calcium | ECE2010

Wermer syndrome revealed by primary hyperparathyroidism: a case report

Nadia Mchirgui , Ali Insaf Hadj , Karima Khiari , Hela Cheikhrouhou , Youssef Lakhoua , Nejib Ben Abdallah

Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) is a rare but misleading disease. The diagnosis is evocated when two main lesions are present (parathyroid, pituitary gland, endocrine pancreas tumor: Gastrinoma). We studied a 36 year-old woman hospitalized in orthopedics for a neck femur fracture. A hypercalcaemia (Ca++=2.84 mmol/l) with elevated PTH=500 pg/ml were discovered before intervention. The bone biopsy concluded to primary hyperparathyroidism lesions.<p class="abstext"...

ea0022p105 | Bone/Calcium | ECE2010

Severe primary hyperparathyroîdism related multiple clear cell adenome

Karima Khiari , Ali Insaf Hadj , Youssef Lakhoua , Nadia Mchirgui , Hela Cheikhrouhou , Abdallah Nejib Ben

We report a 25 years old man who admitted in our department for primary hyperparathyroidism. He has previously been diagnosed with urolithiasis in 2006 and two pathological fracture of the humerus in 2009.Physical exam was normal laboratory findings showed hypercalcemia (4.06 mmol/l) associated to a high parathyroid hormone level (PTH: 1930 pg/ml).Ultrasound examination of the neck showed two enlarged parathyroid adenoma.<p cla...