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ea0081p18 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2022

Covid-19 infection: incidental diagnosis of pheochromocytoma in an adolescent bearing an uncommon mutation

Efstathiadou Zoi , Gogakos Apostolos , Komzia Paraskevi , Goulopoulou Sophia , Linos Dimitrios , Kita Marina

Introduction: Chest computed tomography imaging in patients with Covid-19 infection often reveals incidental adrenal lesions, which are subsequently investigated, after recession of the infection.Purpose: Description of a pheochromocytoma that was accidentally diagnosed in a teenager, during her hospitalization with Covid-19.Case description: A 17-year-old girl, who was diagnosed with covid-19 infection, by molecular testing 6 days...

ea0081ep22 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2022

Adrenal ganglioneuroma: presentation of two cases

Michou Athanasia , Efstathiadou Zoi , Komzia Paraskevi , Gogakos Apostolos , Divaris Efstathios , Kourkouta Georgia , Kita Marina

Introduction: Adrenal ganglioneuroma (AGN) is a rare (about 470 described cases), benign tumor arising from the neural crest tissue. These tumors are usually asymptomatic and incidentally detected. They have variable radiological features that often raise suspicion of malignancy. AGN are diagnosed at a mean age of 50 years, have no gender preference and are rarely associated with genetic syndromes.Aim: The presentation of two male patients, 24 and 53 yea...

ea0081ep114 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2022

Late diagnosis of adrenoleukodystrophy in an adult patient with tetraparesis and addisonian crisis.

Gogakos Apostolos , Aggelaki Aliki , Dougalis Apostolos , Kourkouta Georgia , Kita Marina , Efstathiadou Zoi

Introduction: Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) is a rare, X-linked inherited, genetic disease, characterized by a disorder of peroxisome metabolism, leading to the accumulation of very long-chain fatty acids (VLCFAs) mainly at the central nervous system and the adrenal glands. It usually occurs in childhood, but there are types of the disease that manifest later in life.Case: A 57-year-old man with a history of progressive spastic paresis, starting at the age ...

ea0081ep676 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Idiopathic isolated adrenocorticotropic hormone deficiency

Komzia Paraskevi , Gogakos Apostolos , Kalograni Fanny , Tsoutsas Georgios , Kita Marina , Efstathiadou Zoi

Introduction: Idiopathic Isolated Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) deficiency (IIAD) is a rare cause of secondary adrenal insufficiency. It can present with a variety of clinical symptoms, mainly chronic fatigue and euvolemic hyponatraemia, and may coexist with autoimmune disease, most commonly HashimotoÂ’s thyroiditis. Radiographically, an empty sella turcica image can be seen. We present 3 cases of isolated ACTH deficiency.Case 1: A 47-year-old w...

ea0081ep1149 | Thyroid | ECE2022

A female patient with diffuse sclerosing variant of papillary thyroid cancer and background autoimmune thyroiditis

Efstathiadou Zoi , Michou Athanasia , Divaris Efstathios , Gogakos Apostolos , Panagiotou Athanasios , Hytiroglou Prodromos , Kita Marina

Introduction: Diffuse sclerosing variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma (DSPC) represents a rare but rather more aggressive subtype of PTC.Purpose: Description of a patient with DSPC and background autoimmune thyroiditis.Case description: A 33-year-old female patient reported extensive neck swelling that had progressed over several months. The patient had been diagnosed with hypothyroidism attributed to autoimmune thyroiditis, 3 ye...