Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep1245 | Clinical Cases–Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2015

Simultaneous diagnosis of Graves' hyperthyroidism and adrenal insufficiency

Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia , Kostakis Ervin , Dermentzoglou Alexandros , Xanthakou Eleni

Introduction: Patients with autoimmune diseases are known to develop other autoimmune conditions. Adrenal insufficiency of autoimmune etiology is known to coexist with autoimmune diabetes mellitus, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and vitiligo. However, Graves’ disease in the context of adrenal insufficiency of autoimmune etiology is rare.Aim: The aim was to describe the case of a patient who presented with fatigue and was diagnosed to have hyperthyroid...

ea0081p723 | Thyroid | ECE2022

Metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma without identifiable primary tumor in a patient with IgG4-related thyroiditis: challenging diagnosis and management of a rare case

Papadimitriou Kasiani , Moustaki Melpomeni′ , Tsitsimpis Anastasios , Papanikola Nektaria , Dermentzoglou Alexandros , Spanou Loukia , Vryonidou Andromahi

Introduction: IgG4-related thyroiditis (IgG4-RTD) is a rare fibroinflammatory disorder. It is characterized by dense lymphocyte infiltration (mainly IgG4+ plasma cells), enlargement and dysfunction of the thyroid gland. IgG4-RTD includes mostly cases of Hashimoto’s (HT) but also of Riedel’s and Graves’ thyroiditis. Diagnosis is set according to imaging and histopathological criteria. Papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is the most common form of thyroid cancer (~9...

ea0041gp219 | Thyroid Cancer | ECE2016

Prognostic factors for tumor invasiveness in papillary thyroid microcarcinomas

Polymeris Antonios , Mizamtsidi Maria , Travlos Alexis , Katsoulis Georgios , Dimitropoulou Fotini , Dermentzoglou Alexandros , Kalogeris Nikolaos , Tzioras Constantinos , Vryonidou Andromachi

Introduction: Papillary thyroid microcarcinomas (PTMC) are usually considered low-risk tumors with favorable prognosis. However, a small percentage behaves aggressively and controversies exist for various prognostic factors. The aim of this study was to evaluate demographic and tumor specific characteristics related to PTMC invasiveness.Patients – methods: This is a retrospective study of 510 thyroidectomized patients with PTMC who were treated in t...