Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081p728 | Thyroid | ECE2022

A rare etiology for thyrotoxicosis − case report

Dumitras Teodor , Patriciu Zubascu Gheorghita , Lucian Mitrache Marius , Miron Adrian , Nitipir Cornelia , Terzea Dana , Fica Simona

Introduction: Hyperthyroidism and thyrotoxicosis can have multiple etiologies, varying from the most frequent described in clinical practice (Graves disease, toxic nodular goiter, thyroiditis) to very rare causes such as anaplastic thyroid cancer, thyroid lymphoma, amyloidosis or even secondary malignancy of the thyroid gland.Case report: A 53 year old man presented to our department for progressive goiter enlargement in the last two months which was acc...

ea0090ep637 | Endocrine-related Cancer | ECE2023

Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the vagina in a young patient – a rare entity

Duta Simona Gabriela , Dumitras Teodor , Sorina Martin Carmen , Cima Luminita , Nitipir Cornelia , Terzea Dana , Fica Simona

Primary vaginal malignancy is uncommon, accounting for about 2% of all gynecological tract cancers, with small-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the vagina being exceptionally rare and aggressive. They display similar histological and immunohistochemical features to small-cell carcinomas of different origin. Few cases are reported in the literature so far and therefore, there is no current treatment protocol consensus. We report the case of a 34-year-old nulliparous patient, wh...

ea0099ep1020 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2024

Hypokalemia and neurocognitive impairment in a female patient admitted to the emergency department – case report

Teodor Dumitras , Simona Duta-Ion , Ruxandra Juganaru , Robert Clement , Simona Fica

Introduction: Hypokalemia is a dyselectrolytemia which can cause weakness, paralysis, neurological symptoms, cardiovascular complications and sometimes can be fatal. It can be diagnosed in uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, hyperaldosteronism, gastrointestinal or renal pathologies.Case report: A 67 year old female was admitted to the emergency department with confusion, cognitive impairment and headaches and no other known medical history. She presented dis...

ea0090ep785 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2023

Acromegaly and metabolic comorbidities – a retrospective study

Dumitras Teodor , Duta Simona Gabriela , Calapod Ruxandra , Bancu Alexandra , Nistor Irina , Sirbu Anca , Martin Sorina , Barbu Carmen , Fica Simona

Introduction: Acromegaly is a rare endocrine disease characterised by excess GH produced by a pituitary adenoma. It is associated with several complications and comorbidities. Metabolic alterations such as diabetes and dyslipidemia are quite frequent described in these patients.Materials and methods: This is a retrospective observational cross-sectional study meant to assess the metabolic modifications in a group of acromegaly patients evaluated in our d...