Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0032p82 | Bone and Osteoporosis | ECE2013

The value of PRP/PRF in the treatment of bisphosphonates-induced maxillary osteonecrosis: preliminary study

Costan Victor-Vlad , Ciofu Mihai Liviu , Popescu Eugenia , Vulpoi Carmen

Background: Intravenous bisphosphonates treatment brings real benefits to patients with bone metastases. Unfortunately, this treatment sometimes has a difficult to treat complication, often disabling for the patients – the osteonecrosis of the jaws. A new approach in the management of this complication is the use of platelet rich plasma (PRP).Patients and methods: Five patients aged between 62 and 72 years old (three men and two women) were included...

ea0022p442 | Endocrine tumours &amp; neoplasia (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by Novartis</emphasis>) | ECE2010

The laterocervical unique masses – a challenging pathology

Anca-Roxana Costan , Carmen Vulpoi , Carmen Vicol , Felicia Crumpei , Dan Ferariu , Eugenia Popescu , Victor-Vlad Costan

Introduction: Extrathyroidal unique laterocervical masses are infrequent, and their etiological diagnosis is difficult. Since clinical and imagistic features cannot distinguish between different ethiologies, morphological data are mandatory in order to establish a precise therapeutic strategy. Therefore the initial treatment is surgery, followed by an adequate therapeutical scheme. We would like to report our experience treating this pathology.Patients a...

ea0020p309 | Clinical case reports and clinical reports | ECE2009

A case of giant-cell jaw tumour and primary hyperparathyroidism

Mogos Voichita , Popescu Eugenia , Popa Teodora , Stefanescu Cipriana , Zbranca Eusebie , Grigorovici Alexandru , Mihailovici Sultana , Branisteanu Dumitru

Patient DE, a 49-year-old woman, was operated in 2005 for two giant-cell tumours of the mandible, and in 2008 for another tumour with the same localisation and histology. Inferior cervical ultrasound after the second surgery revealed a parathyroid adenoma of 20×27×15 mm behind the lower pole of the right thyroid lobe, confirmed by Tc tetrofosmin scintigraphy. The patient had metabolic features suggestive for primary hyperparathyroidism: calcium – 10.9 mg/dl (nor...