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ea0070aep702 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

Gigantism associated with hyperprolactinemia due to a pituitary macroadenoma in an adolescent girl

Nikitas Skarakis Spyridon , Chroussos Georgios , Kanaka-Gantenbein Christina , Charmandari Evangelia , Karachaliou Feneli

Aim: To describe the clinical course of an adolescent girl with gigantism.Background and methodsIn young persons with open epiphyses, overproduction of GH results in gigantism, with consequent longitudinal growth acceleration1. Pituitary gigantism is extremely rare, and its cause in the majority of patients is a pituitary adenoma1. Here, we present a 12, 5 years-old girl investigated for tall stature [183.5&#1...

ea0070aep1090 | Hot topics (including COVID-19) | ECE2020

Climacteric symptoms and stress management techniques in peri- and early postmenopausal women

Armeni Eleni , Augoulea Areti , Palaiologou Anastasia , Christidi Foteini , Soureti Anastasia , Alexandrou Andreas , Panoulis Konstantinos , Chroussos Georgios , Zervas Ioannis , Lambrinoudaki Irene

Introduction: The hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian and/or adrenal axis as well as the autonomous nervous system affect significantly the intensity of menopausal symptoms Pre-existing levels of stress may affect the individual perception of menopausal symptoms. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of a structured stress management program to reduce levels of stress and severity of climacteric symptoms, in a sample of middle-aged Greek women.Methods: The sample...