Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep335 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2016

Orbitopathy as a manifestation of Immunoglobulin-G4-related disease – case report

Zwolak Agnieszka , Dudzinska Marta , Swirska Joanna , Malicka Joanna , Daniluk Jadwiga , Tarach Jerzy S

Introduction: Immunoglobulin-G4-related disease (IgG4RD) is a multidisciplinary problem due to plasmatic cells infiltration and areas of fibrosis in the affected tissues. In IgG4RD, elevation of serum IgG4 immunoglobulins is present. Clinically, the disease is mainly manifested as: autoimmune pancreatitis, salivary gland involvement, sclerosing cholangitis, lymphadenopathy, lachrymal gland enlargement, retroperitoneal fibrosis or orbital pseudotumor. The simultaneous involveme...

ea0041ep944 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2016

The prevalence of metabolic syndrome in adult patients with long-standing hypopituitarism who receive adequate supplemental therapy

Zwolak Agnieszka , Swirska Joanna , Dudzinska Marta , Kurowska Maria , Daniluk Jadwiga , Tarach Jerzy S

Introduction: Hypopituitarism is characterized by the absence of pituitary hormones. Depending on what pituitary hormones are missing and what is the etiology of hypopituitarism, its clinical manifestation varies. Apart from evident symptoms and signs of hypopituitarism due to hormonal insufficiencies, several studies reveal that long-standing hypopituitarism, including particularly absence of GH, is related to higher risk of metabolic syndrome.Objective...