Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0070ep327 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

Conservative management of pituitary apoplexy – a case series

Trifanescu Raluca , Niculescu Dan Alexandru , Cristescu Alexandru , Alexandra Smarandoiu Georgiana , Dobre Ramona , Caragheorgheopol Andra , Hortopan Dan , Dumitrașcu Anda , Poiana Catalina

Introduction: Pituitary apoplexy is a rare complication in 2%-12% of pituitary adenomas, due to sudden hemorrhage or infarction. Patients with signs of meningeal irritation, important visual field defects, ocular paresis, decreased unilateral or bilateral visual acuity or altered consciousness are treated by neurosurgical intervention, while patients without these signs could be managed conservatively.Aim: To present a series of 4 cases with pituitary ap...

ea0070aep633 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

ACTH-secreting pituitary tumor with delayed aggressive clinical recurrence – management challenges

Gaita Isabela , Cristescu Alexandru , Enculescu Augustina , Poiana Catalina , Radian Serban

Background: Pituitary adenomas (PA) are slow-growing, benign intracranial tumors. Rarely, they can be histologically and clinically aggressive.Aim: To present a case of corticotroph PA with aggressive behavior following a long indolent interval after the initial surgery.Case presentation: A 47 years old female presented in Nov 2007 with right temporal hemianopsia and left eye blindness, associating type 2 DM and severe mixed dyslip...