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ea0041ep254 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2016

Bilateral adrenal mass mimicking adrenocortical carcinoma

Canlar Sule , Idemen Celal , Yalci Aysun , Azap Alpay , Faik Erdogan Murat

Introduction: Bilateral adrenal mass presents a unique diagnostic challenge and carries additional risk of being metastasis. The differential diagnosis of bilateral adrenal mass include primary or secondary neoplastic disorders (adrenocortical carcinoma, lymphoma, metastases), pheochromocytoma, longstanding congenital adrenal hyperplasia and macronodular adrenal hyperplasia, infections such as tuberculosis, histoplasmosis and blastomycosis.Case: Thirty-f...

ea0020p604 | Neuroendocrinology, Pituitary and Behaviour | ECE2009

Results of acromegaly patients treated with surgery and/or somatostatin analog and/or radiotherapy in a University Hospital in Turkey

Demir Ozgur , Tonyukuk Gedik Vedia , Emral Rifat , Faik Erdogan Murat , Gullu Sevim , Corapcioglu Demet , Uysal Ali Riza , Baskal Nilgun , Kamel Nuri

Background: Transsphenoidal adenomectomy is the first choice of therapy, but about 50% of patients are not cured and require medical treatment and/or radiotherapy. We retrospectively analyzed the data on surgery, sandostatin analog therapy, radiotherapy and the combination of them.Materials-methods: The records of the 96 female and 70 male, totally 166 acromegalic patients who had been followed in Ankara University, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases D...

ea0032p1090 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2013

Distribution of ret proto-oncogene mutations among Turkish familial medullary thyroid cancer/multiple endocrine neoplasia 2 patients

Yuksel Bagdagul , Aydogan Berna Imge , Gursoy Alptekin , Tuna Mazhar Muslum , Basaran Mehtap Navdar , Akkurt Aysen , Ertorer Eda , Aydin Kadriye , Guldiken Sibel , Simsek Yasin , Karaca Zuleyha , Yilmaz Merve , Akturk Mujde , Anaforoglu Inan , Kebapci Nur , Taslipinar Abdullah , Kulaksizoglu Mustafa , Berker Dilek , Erbas Tomris , Faik Erdogan Murat

Introduction: TURK-MEN study was carried out to evaluate the mutational analysis of so called sporadic MTC patients between 1994 and 2005. Our aim was to evaluate the ret genetic screening results, distribution of mutations among so called sporadic and hereditary MTC patients in Turkey between 2008 and 2012.Methods: Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism of Turkey (SEMT) sponsored ret genetic screening between July 2008 and January 2012 in 513 patients....