Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep167 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2017

Corticotroph deficiency in patients with insulinoma

Kacem Faten Hadj , Ammar Mouna , Elleuch Mouna , ghorbel Dorra , Abdallah Rihab Ben , Charfi Nadia , Sefi Wajdi , Mnif Mouna , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: The metabolic stressor, hypoglycemia, elicits integrated counterregulatory responses, including activation of the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis. However, it is suggested that recurring insulin-induced hypoglycemia can impair this counter-regulation. Here we report three cases of patients with isulinoma and corticotroph deficiency.Case reports: The first case, 38-year-old man was referred because of recurrent episode...

ea0081ep697 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Endocrine dysfunction secondary to pituitary tuberculoma: a case report

Mnif Fatma , Charfi Hana , Salah Dhoha Ben , Akid Faten Haj Kacem , Charfi Nadia , Majdoub Nabila Rekik , Mnif Mouna , Elleuch Mouna , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that involves any organ. However, the primary pituitary tuberculosis is an extremely rare disease. Intracranial tuberculomas account for 0,15-5% of intracranial space-occupying lesions, of which pituitary as the primary site, and easily misdiagnosed as pituitary adenoma. In this setting, the late diagnosis can result in permanent endocrine dysfunction. We hereby report the case of a patient with pituita...

ea0063p1213 | Thyroid 3 | ECE2019

Hyperthyroidism and hepatic dysfunction: the impact of congestive heart failure

Benothman Wafa , Kacem Faten Hadj , Gargouri Imen , Elleuch Mouna , Mnif Fatma , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: Hyperthyroidism (HT) has been associated with hepatic dysfunction in the presence or absence of congestive heart failure (CHF). Our objective is to study the correlation between the clinical and biological presentation of hepatic abnormalities and the cardiac status.Patients and methods: This retrospective study included 17 patients hospitalized in the endocrinology department of Hedi Chaker Hospital in Sfax over 20 years (1997–2017). ...

ea0063ep20 | Adrenal and Neuroendocrine Tumours | ECE2019

Adrenocortical carcinoma: epidemiological, clinical and paraclinical profile: about 4 cases

Mnif Fatma , Elleuch Mouna , Sahnoun Randa , Saafi Wiem , Mnif Mouna , Charfi Nedia , Rekik Nabila , Abud Mohamed

Introduction: The adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a primary malignant tumor developed in depends of the adrenal cortex, defined by a Weiss score ≥3. Despite the therapeutic progress, its prognosis is still severe.Patients and methods: This retrospective descriptive study evaluated 4 patients with adrenal corticosteroid followed in the endocrinology department of Sfax - Tunisia between 2010 and 2018.Results: There were 3 wom...

ea0049gp113 | Endocrine Nursing | ECE2017

Impact of the socio-economic level on the management in type 2 diabetes

Kolsi Boulbaba , Elleuch Mouna , Abdallah Rihab Ben , Kacem Feten Haj , Mnif Fatma , Abid Mohamed

Diabetes is a chronic disease whose associated comorbidities are largely influenced not only by pathology but also by socio-economic conditions. The aim of this study is to investigate the influence of social conditions on the evolution of diabetes. A retrospective, comparative study of 111 patients with type 2 diabetes Follow-up in the Endocrinology-Diabetology department in hospital Hedi Chaker of Sfax. Patients were divided into two groups with unfavorable (G1) and good (G2...

ea0049ep135 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2017

An association of adrenal ganglioneuroma, Addison’s disease and Mediterranean fever: a case report

Rkik Nabila , Mrabet Houcem , Elleuch Mouna , Ammar Mouna , Haj Kacem Faten , Abid Mohammed

Introduction: Ganglioneuroma is a rare benign tumour arising from neural crest sympathogonia. It is usually asymptomatic and non functional. An association between ganglioeneuroma and genetic or autoimmune diseases such as Addison’s disease or Mediterranean fever has never been described.Case description: We report the case of a 24-year-old woman presenting with paroxysmal abdominal pain with loss of weight and no fever. Physical examination along w...

ea0056p103 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2018

Paraganglioma of the prostate: a case report

Kalthoum Mehdi , Hadjkacem Faten , Elleuch Mouna , Ghorbel Dorra , Charfi Nadia , Naifer Manel , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: Extra-adrenal paragangliomas are neoplasms arising from cells of neural crest origin anywhere along the distribution of the sympathoadrenal neuroendocrine system. Nearly 85% are intra-abdominal, 12% are intrathoracic, and 3% are cervical. 1 Some of the unusual sites for paragangliomas include the kidney, urethra, urinary bladder, prostate.Case report: A 27-year old man presented with sever hypertensive crisis. He had a medical history of hi...

ea0056p524 | Endocrine Nursing | ECE2018

Evaluation of the technique of insulin injection Analogue in Tunisia in diabetic type 2 and impact on the glycemic balance: study 56 cases

Boulbaba Boulbaba , Abdallah Rihab Ben , Elleuch Mouna , Ammar Mouna , Charfi Nadia , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: In Tunisia, only about 10% of people with diabetes practice self-injecting insulin analogues. It is 1 Tunisian adult out of 11 who is affected directly by diabetes. Our goal is to assess diabetes patients’ knowledge of insulin injection techniques.Patients and methods: Prospective study of 56 cases of type 2 diabetic patients in the Endocrinology Department CHU Hedi Chaker Sfax Tunisia. All patients had a questionnaire and clinical exa...

ea0056p563 | Obesity | ECE2018

Anti-obesity effect of green alga sulphated polysaccharide on high fat diet

Abdallah Rihab Ben , Kolsi Boulbaba , Elleuch Mouna , Mnif Mouna , Abid Mohamed

Obesity is considered as an exceeding life style disorder notably in developing countries and it is prevailing at a frightful speed in new world countries as a result of fast food intake, causing raised blood cholesterol levels, which in turn can damage many systems in the body. The present study investigates the hypolipidemic effects of sulphated polysaccharide obtained from Codium fragile (CFSP) in induced obese rats (HFD). The results showed an increase in body weight of HF...

ea0056p723 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2018

Unusual complication of a pituitary adenoma: Pituitary abscess

Kalthoum Mehdi , Elleuch Mouna , Hadjkacem Faten , Charfi Nadia , Mnif Fatma , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: Pituitary abscesses are rare entities that can occur either as primary infections or secondarily to different causes. Primary pituitary abscess arises within a previously healthy gland, while secondary abscess occurs in pituitary gland that harbors a pre-existing lesion (adenoma, craniopharyngioma, or Rathke’s cleft cyst). Only 23 cases of secondarily infected adenomas were reported in the literature.Case report: A 38-years-old man pre...