Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0073aep760 | Thyroid | ECE2021

Graves’ Disease after COVID-19

Moreno Tirado Antonio , Paloma González Lázaro , Contreras Pascual Cristina , Montalban Mendez Cristina , Maria Zhao Montero Benítez , Florentino Del Val Zaballos

IntroductionGraves’ Disease is an autoimmune syndrome that include hyperthyroidism, goiter, thyroid eye disease, and occasionally, a dermopathy called pretibial or localized myxedema. As each autoinmune ailment to develop in sufferers with genetic susceptibility after a certain environmental exposure (infection, stress…). COVID-19 can cause both pulmonary and systemic inflammation, potentially determining multi-organ dysfunction. Since the out...

ea0081ep1002 | Thyroid | ECE2022

Hypothyroidism associated with treatment with immunotherapy: case series

Zhao Montero Benitez Maria , Gonzalez Lazaro Paloma , Mendez Cristina Montalban , Tirado Antonio Moreno , Torrecilla Pedro Jimenez , Zaballos Florentino Del Val , Meneses Amparo Lomas , Alfonso Francisco Javier Go mez , Iglesias Maria Lopez , Gomez Garcia Ines

Introduction: The development of immunotherapy has opened up a new approach in the management of different types of tumors that previously had not treatment, and its use is becoming increasingly widespread. Immunotherapy is based on blocking immune checkpoints involved in activating the immune response to malignant neoplasms. Since its introduction into clinical practice, several adverse effects related to the immune system have been reported. Among the endocrinological advers...

ea0063ep122 | Reproductive Endocrinology | ECE2019

Severe pulmonary tromboembolism and klinefelter syndrome

Fernandez Julia Silva , Zalvide Alberto Escalera , Alfonso Francisco Javier Gomez , Zaballos Florentino Del Val , Arroyo Belvis Torres , Lazaro Paloma Gonzalez , Pascual Cristina Contreras , Mendez Cristina Montalban , Manzanares Alvaro Garcia , Garcia Ines Gomez

Introduction: Klinefelter syndrome (KS) is the most common congenital abnormality causing primary hypogonadism. KS has a tendency for hypercoagulability.Case report: A 48 year old man diagnosed as having KS during the sterility test was admitted to our hospital emergency department after suffering a syncopal episode at work. He complained of difficulty breathing during the last two weeks and he was receiving bronchodilator therapy. He had suffered deep v...

ea0073aep454 | General Endocrinology | ECE2021

Acute pancreatitis in a covid-19 patient

Maria Zhao Montero Benítez , Pascual Cristina Contreras , Mendez Cristina Montalban , Tirado Antonio Moreno , Paloma González Lázaro , Florentino Del Val Zaballos , Julia Silva-Fernández , Meneses Amparo Lomas , Francisco Javier Gómez Alfonso , Inés Gómez García

Acute pancreatitis (AP) is an inflammatory disorder of the pancreas, most commonly caused by gallstones and heavy alcohol consumption. The diagnosis is established with at least 2 of the following criteria: abdominal pain; increased serum lipase/amylase levels greater than 3 times the upper limit of normal value; or characteristic findings on contrast computed tomography (CT). Since the beginning of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, a few...

ea0073ep202 | Thyroid | ECE2021

Selpercatinib as an alternative therapy to Lenvatinib for metastatic medullary thyroid cancer. A case report.

Contreras Pascual Cristina , Montalban Mendez Cristina , Moreno Tirado Antonio , Maria Zhao Montero Benítez , Paloma González Lázaro , Julia Silva-Fernández , Florentino Del Val Zaballos , Francisco Javier Gómez Alfonso , Lomas Meneses Amparo , Inés Gómez García

Selpercatinib is a receptor tyrosine kinase RET inhibitor for the treatment of cancers such as RET-mutant medullary thyroid cancer, demonstrating partial response and low incidence of serious adverse events. Vandetanib, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, has shown promising results with an increase in progression-free survival and prolonged lifetime, but it causes adverse events such as hypertension, diarrhea, rash, or long QT interval. Most of them are can be even disabling for the...