Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep1043 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2016

Ophthalmopathy occurrence after two years of thyroidectomy on account of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma

Altay Mustafa , Colbay Mehmet , Arslan Metin

Introduction: Thyroid ophthalmopathy occurs generally due to Graves’ disease. Only a few cases were reported about ophthalmopathy in the years following a thyroidectomy and RAI therapy or metastatic papillary thyroid cancer.Case: A forty-six-year-old female patient was operated on for the fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) result of a suspicious follicular neoplasia. A pathology examination showed a papillary microcarcinoma and Hashimoto thyroidit...

ea0035p125 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2014

First seizure presentation in an elderly woman with primary vitamin D deficiency: a case report

Arpaci Dilek , Yilmaz Ulku , Yaylaci Selcuk , Colbay Mehmet , Tamer Ali

Introduction: Vitamin D insufficiency is common in older people and is associated with several disorders related to aging such as osteoporosis, which leads to a significantly increased risk of bone fractures. This deficiency is more common in Mediterranean countries than in Northern European countries. Hypocalcemic seizures resulting from vitamin D deficiency are rare in adults, and fractures caused by seizures without evidence of direct trauma have not yet been reported.<...

ea0026p438 | Thyroid (non cancer) | ECE2011

An unusual organ involvement in Werner syndrome: thyroid atrophy

Altay Mustafa , Colbay Mehmet , Toruner Fusun Balos , Akturk Mujde , Sancar Erkam , Cakir Nuri , Arslan Metin

Introduction: Werner syndrome (WS) is an autosomal recessive disease characterized by premature aging, skin changes, gray hair, alopecia, muscle atrophy, osteoporosis, and cataracts and has a high frequency of association with rare neoplasms. In addition, some endocrinological abnormalities were manifested in this rare disease, such as hypogonadism, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia. Atrophic changes of organs and systems such as skin, brain and genital organs were reported. H...

ea0026p446 | Thyroid (non cancer) | ECE2011

Vitamin D levels are associated with serum TSH levels but not with thyroid autoantibodies

Colbay Mehmet , Altay Mustafa , Akturk Mujde , Cakir Nuri , Yetkin Ilhan , Arslan Metin

Introduction: Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT) is common autoimmune thyroid disorder and is predominantly the clinical expression of cell-mediated immunity leading to destruction of thyroid cells. Vitamin D plays a role in the regulation of immunity and cell proliferation. So, do the serum levels of vitamin D reduced in HT?Methods: We examined the medical records of the ‘Thyroid policlinic’ patients with or without HT. Vitamin D, thyroid autoa...