Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0063p59 | Adrenal and Neuroendocrine Tumours 1 | ECE2019

Adrenal pheocromocytoma during childhood – a case report

Silva Eugenia , Cunha Clara , Ferrinho Catia , Ferreira Rute , Oliveira Manuela

Pheochromocytoma is a rare tumor made up of chromaffin cells from the adrenal medulla that secrete catecholamines. It can occur at any age, with a peak incidence between the fourth and fifth decade of life, and only 10% of cases occur in children. The majority of cases are sporadic and approximately 10% are malignant. The existence of familial syndrome, multiple or extra adrenal tumors is more common at younger ages. The clinic is very variable, and hypertension (HTA) is the m...

ea0063ep117 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2019

Primary amenorrhea at age 37 – case report

Roque Catarina , Ferreira Rute , Duarte Joao Sequeira , Oliveira Manuela

A female patient was first referred to the Endocrinology department due to primary amenorrhea at age 37. She mentioned trans-sphenoidal surgery at age 15 due to a craniopharyngioma and the indication to be supplemented with hydrocortisone (HC) and DDAVP, that she adhered to until age 20, when she abandoned all appointments. Apart from that, she mentioned normal pubertal development and said she was generally healthy. She denied any episodes compatible with Addisonian crises. F...

ea0081ep228 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2022

Pseudohypoparathyroidism type I-b: a rare entity

Silva Eugenia , Ferreira Rute , Marques Bernardo , Santos Francisco Sousa , Manuel Sequeira Duarte Joao

Introduction: Pseudohypoparathyroidism (PHP) is a rare disorder characterized by parathormone (PTH) resistance, caused primarily by genetic defects involving the alpha-subunit of the stimulatory G protein. Biochemical and molecular analysis classify pseudohypoparathyroidism into types I-a, I-b, I-c and 2. We report a case of PHP I-b in an adolescent presenting with a neurological disorder.Case Report: 11 years old female patient, with no relevant persona...

ea0037ep541 | Diabetes (complications & therapy) | ECE2015

Weight and weight variability correlates with subclinical inflammation and comorbidities in diabetes type 2: a retrospective study over the last decade

Roque Catarina , Duarte Sequeira , Ferreira Rute , Serra Filipa , Moniz Catarina , Azinheira Jorge , Vasconcelos Carlos

Background: Management of obesity and overweight greatly improves glycemic control in type 2 diabetic (T2DM) patients and also provides positive impact in other cardiovascular risk factors in this population.Objectives: Evaluate the impact of weight and weight variability in subclinical inflammation and comorbidities of T2DM patients, over the last decade.Methods: Retrospective study of 1900 patients with T2DM, with a minimum of 2 ...

ea0035p539 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2014

Follicular lesion of undetermined significance in thyroid nodules fine needle aspiration cytology: a revision of 95 cases

Moniz Catarina , Ferreira Rute , Serra Filipa , Fonseca Ricardo , Simoes Helder , Saraiva Catarina , Vasconcelos Carlos , Saraiva Antonio

Introduction: The ‘Atypia of Undetermined Significance/Follicular lesion of Undetermined Significance’ (AUS/FLUS) category of the Bethesda Classification for thyroid nodules fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) is reserved for specimens that contain cells with architectural and/or nuclear atypia that is not sufficient to be classified as suspicious or malignant. Our objective is to report our experience in the follow-up and outcome of patients with AUS/FLUS in thyr...

ea0035p1105 | Thyroid Cancer | ECE2014

Nonincidentally and incidentally discovered thyroid cancer

Ferreira Rute , Serra Filipa , Moniz Catarina , Fonseca Ricardo , Simoes Helder , Limbert Clotilde , Oliveira Manuela , Saraiva Antonio

Introduction: Increasing incidence of thyroid cancer might be a consequence of an increase detection of subclinical disease. The aim of this study was to compare the clinical and pathologic characteristics of nonincidentally discovered (NID) thyroid cancer with incidentally discovered (ID) on postoperative pathology.Methods: A retrospective medical record review of 104 patients with thyroid cancer was performed. A group I of 69 patients with NID thyroid ...

ea0070ep239 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Mauriac syndrome – type 1 diabetes, nanism and more

Roque Catarina , Morgado Eugénia , Ferreira Rute , Oliveira Manuela , Sequeira Duarte João

Introduction: Mauriac syndrome is characterized by delayed growth and development, obesity, hepatomegaly and elevated transaminases in type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) patients who have poor glycaemic control. Usually recognized in adolescence, when growth failure and pubertal delay became notorious.Case report: A 19-year-old male was referred to the Endocrinology Department due to short stature. He was severely distressed about his stature and younger ap...

ea0075t12 | Thyroid | EYES2021

Febrile Neutropenia due to methimazole: a case report

Silva Eugenia , Costa Ferreira Rute , Ferrinho Catia , Sousa Santos Francisco , Gouveia Clotilde , Oliveira Manuela , Duarte Sequeira

Background: Agranulocytosis is rare and may develop in 0.2–0.5% patients using antithyroid drug therapy (ATD). We report on a patient who developed febrile neutropenia two weeks after starting treatment with methimazole.Case Report: A 74-year-old female, with no relevant medical history, was diagnosed with Graves disease and treated with methimazole (30 mg/day). Three weeks after starting therapy she presented to the emergency department with compla...

ea0063p950 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 3 | ECE2019

Relative fat mass correlates better than BMI with total body fat – experience of an obesity clinic

Ferrinho Catia , Bello Carlos , Santos Francisco Sousa , Capitao Ricardo , Ferreira Rute , Limbert Clotilde , Duarte Joao Sequeira , Oliveira Manuela

Introduction: A simple linear anthropometric linear equation for total body fat quantification in adults was recently selected as the best of 365 anthropometric indexes in the American population. The authors intend to evaluate the correlation between the relative fat mass (RFM) equation and body fat determination by electric bioimpedance (EB) and compare it with BMI.Material/methods: Retrospective, cross-sectional, observational study that selected all ...

ea0063p990 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 3 | ECE2019

What is the factor that most influences perinatal outcomes in pregnant women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Country of origin or previous Gestational Diabetes?

Ferrinho Catia , Matos Ana Catarina , Cordeiro Maria Carlos , Bastos Filipa , Ferreira Rute , Duarte Joao Sequeira , Oliveira Manuela , Portugal Jorge

Introduction: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is one of the pregnancy diseases with the highest rate of complications, influenced by several factors. Its prevalence has increased, with a prevalence of 7.2% in Portugal.Objective: Characterize pregnant women with GDM and evaluate the perinatal outcomes according to the country of origin and previous GDM.Material and methods: Cross-sectional and retrospective study. We collected c...