Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep365 | Diabetes (pathiophysiology & epitemiology) | ECE2015

The prevalence of diabetes and associated risk factors among adult population in a Turkish population (Trabzon city)

Nuhoglu Irfan , Erem Cihangir , Ersoz Halil Onder , Kocak Mustafa , Civan Nadim

Objective: The objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence of diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes mellitus (DM), prediabetes and to evaluate the associated risk factors in the sample of adult Turkish population.Methods: A total of 4000 eligible study subjects aged 20 years or older, chosen by multistage sampling on a field were selected. Of those 3721 subjects (2139 women and 1582 men) participated in the study. The study was performed betwe...

ea0037ep918 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2015

Evaluatıon of recurrence risk in differentiated thyroid cancer after treatment

Kocak Mustafa , Koseoglu Rahman , Sonmez Bircan , Turkyilmaz Serdar , Dogan Ismail , Ersoz Halil Onder , Erem Cihangir

Introduction: The aim of this study was to validate the American Thyroid Association (ATA) risk of recurrence staging system (2009).Methods: Retrospective analysed 300 adult (239 women, 61 men) differentiated thyroid cancer patients followed for a median of 57 months (range 38–97).Results: ATA risk stratification of patients according to the system 54.7% low-risk, 39.7% moderate risk, and 5.7% were in the high risk group. The ...

ea0035p522 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2014

Adrenocortical carcinoma: a review of four cases

Kocak Mustafa , Ucuncu Ozge , Civan Nadim , Coskun Hulya , Turkyilmaz Serdar , Ersoz Halil Onder , Erem Cihangir

Background: Adrenal carcinoma is rare endocrine cancer. Survival time is short and primary treatment is surgery.Methods: Four patients with histopathologically diagnosed as adrenal carcinoma between 2007 and 2013 were evaluated retrospectively.Results: Two of the patients were female and others were male. Their ages were 39, 50, 55 and 61 respectively. All the patients were admitted to the hospital with abdominal pain. Tumor diamet...

ea0020p322 | Clinical case reports and clinical reports | ECE2009

Triple X syndrome (47, XXX) with infertility and obesity

Kocak Mustafa , Erem Cihangir , Nuhoglu Irfan , Celep Figen , Ucuncu Ozge , Karagulle Mustafa , Ersoz H Onder

Background: Triple-X (Trisomy X) is found in approximately 1 per 1000 females. Mental retardation is the most common feature in triple-X females. Women with Triple X usually are fertile, but they sometimes get the menopause earlier than other women. They are not generally phenotypically abnormal. Although reproductive organs, pubertal development, and fertility are normal in most cases. Some are first identified in infertility clinics, others in institutions for the mentally r...

ea0020p615 | Neuroendocrinology, Pituitary and Behaviour | ECE2009

Prolactinoma in east-black sea Turkey: a description of 51 cases

Ucuncu Ozge , Nuhoglu Irfan , Kocak Mustafa , Erem Cihangir , Bahat Kubra Aydin , Ersoz H Onder

PRL hypersecretion is the most common endocrine abnormality due to hypothalamic–pituitary disorders. PRL is the hormone most commonly secreted in excess by pituitary adenomas. Patients usually present with oligo-amenorrhea, galactorrhea, loss of libido, impotence and infertility. If the tumor extends outside of the sella, visual deficit or other mass effects may be seen.A retrospective study was performed during the period 1999–2008. The diagno...

ea0020p616 | Neuroendocrinology, Pituitary and Behaviour | ECE2009

Acromegaly in the eastern black sea region of Turkey: a description of 42 cases

Nuhoglu Irfan , Kocak Mustafa , Ucuncu Ozge , Erem Cihangir , Saglam Fatma , Ersoz Onder

Background: Acromegaly is a relatively uncommon disorder (40–68 cases per million population) caused by oversecretion of growth hormone by a tumor of the pituitary gland. Excessive growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor (IGF) I concentrations cause gradual changes in facial and acral appearances as well as in many internal tissues.Medhods: Medical records of patients with acromegaly seen between 2000 and 2008 at our hospital were reviewe...

ea0020p617 | Neuroendocrinology, Pituitary and Behaviour | ECE2009

Long-term treatment of a misdiagnosed TSH-oma patient with antidepressants and antithyroid drugs

Nuhoglu Irfan , Ucuncu Ozge , Kocak Mustafa , Erem Cihangir , Demirel Adem , Ersoz Onder

Background: Among the disorders causing hyperthyroidism thyrotropin-secreting pituitary adenomas (TSH-omas) are extremely rare and account for <2% of all pituitary adenomas. Failure to recognize a TSH-oma may lead to improper therapy attempts and dramatic consequences. We have reported a patient that wrongly had diagnosed and treated as primary hyperthyroidism for fifteen years.Case: A 50 years old woman who was on the treatment of propilhyourasil (1...

ea0035p1001 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2014

Amyloid goiter as an unusual presentation of primary systemic amyloidosis: A case report

Nuhoglu Irfan , Civan Nadim , Ucuncu Ozge , Kocak Mustafa , Coskun Hulya , Turgutalp Havva , Ersoz Halil Onder , Erem Cihangir

Introduction: Deposition of amyloid substance within the thyroid gland causing clinically appearent enlargement of the gland is described as amyloid goiter. Although microscopic deposition of amyloid substance in thyroid gland is common in systemic amyloidosis, occurence of amyloid goiter is rare.Case: A 55 years old male patient, who had been diagnosed with multinodular goiter for 10 years, was admitted to our clinic with complaint of increased swelling...

ea0020p298 | Clinical case reports and clinical reports | ECE2009

Primary hyperparathyroidism in the eastern black sea region of Turkey: a description of 101 cases

Erem Cihangir , Kocak Mustafa , Hacihasanoglu Arif B , Nuhuoglu Irfan , Ucuncu Ozge , Kaplan S Tuba , Ersoz H Onder

Background: The most common etiology of hypercalcemia is primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). PHPT is a disorder of calcium, phosphorus and bone metabolism secondary to uncontrolled increased parathyroid hormone secretion. PHPT has a variable clinical expression. Symptomatic PHPT is still the predominant form of the disease in many parts of the World, especially in developing countries.Methods: We summarized the clinical presentation, biochemical and radi...

ea0016p13 | Adrenal | ECE2008

The prevalence of non-classic adrenal hyperplasia among Tturkish women with hirsutism

Unluhizarci Kursad , Kula Mustafa , Dundar Munis , Tanriverdi Fatih , Israel Shoshana , Colak Ramis , Dokmetas Hatice S , Atmaca Hulusi , Bahceci Mithat , Balci M Kemal , Comlekci Abdurrahman , Akarsu Ersin , Bilen Habip , Erem Cihangir , Kelestimur Fahrettin

Context: The prevalence of NCAH among Turkish women with hirsutism has not been established so far.Objective: To evaluate the prevalences of 21-hydroxylase (21-OHD) and 11-β hydroxylase deficiencies by ACTH stimulation test among hirsute women.Patients and methods: The study population consisted of 285 premenopousal women, aged 16–46 years (mean: 23.2±0.3). All were hirsute and hyperandrogenic. Androgen secreting tum...