Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep129 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2017

Aldosterone-producing adrenocortical carcinoma and alteration of secretion pattern on recurrence: a case report

Ferreira Joana Lima , Marques Ana Paula , Sottomayor Carlos , Valente Vitor

Introduction: Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare neoplasm with a variable but overall poor prognosis. The presentation is heterogeneous usually with mass effect and less often with evidence of hormonal secretion. About half of cases the tumors are hormonally active most commonly with cortisol secretion followed by sexual hormones production, being rare the aldosterone secretion.Case report: A 41-year-old male presented with hypertensive crisis and ...

ea0049ep337 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2017

Symptomatic bisphosphonate-induced hypocalcaemia after severe idiopathic hypercalcaemia

Ferreira Joana Lima , Tavares Teresa , Moco Rui , Melo Pedro

Introduction: Bisphosphonates, generally considered as safe drugs, are potent inhibitors of bone calcium outflow used to treat osteoporosis and hypercalcemia associated with malignancy. Bisphosphonate-induced hypocalcaemia is an increasingly reported complication, but it has not yet been a subject of comprehensive research.Case report: A 65-year-old woman had a history of CrohnÂ’s disease and ankylosing spondylitis medicated with prednisolone and eta...

ea0090ep83 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2023

Primary adrenal insufficiency in the context of small-cell neuroendocrine prostate cancer

de Brito Marques Francisca , Magalhaes Helena , Ferreira Joana Lima , de Carvalho Francisco Simoes , Marques Ana Paula

Introduction: The small-cell neuroendocrine prostate carcinoma (SCPC) is rare, highly aggressive and usually transforms from prostate adenocarcinoma (PAC) after androgen deprivation therapy (ADT).Case Report: A 66-year-old man had a three-year history of high-grade PAC with high burden disease (abdominal lymph node and bone metastasis) at presentation (09/2019). On the initial staging evaluation, the CT scan documented a 20 mm left adrenal nodule compati...

ea0090ep188 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2023

22q11.2 deletion syndrome diagnosed in the context of a seizure in adulthood

de Brito Marques Francisca , Simoes de Carvalho Francisco , Ferreira Joana Lima

Introduction: The 22q11.2 deletion syndrome or DiGeorge syndrome (DGS) is rare and the diagnosis in adults is uncommon. The phenotype is highly heterogeneous and of variable severity, including hypoparathyroidism and epilepsy.Case Report: A 26-year-old man was admitted in the emergency room for inaugural tonic-clonic seizure. He had history of cognitive impairment and learning difficulties. Neurologic examination, brain CT and basic analysis were irrelev...