Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081ep659 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Central precocious puberty on pituitary adenoma : about a case report

Rifai Kaoutar , Farah Kamel , Iraqi Hind , Hassan El Gharbi Mohamed

Introduction: Central precocious puberty (CPP) is a frequent reason for consultation in pediatrics. It is defined as the development of sexual characteristics before the age of 8 years in girls and 9 years in boys. Pediatric pituitary adenomas are rare. We report the case of a patient who presented with central precocious puberty on pituitary adenoma.Observation: This is a patient aged 7 years and 6 months, without any particular history, having consulte...

ea0081ep803 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Hashimoto’s encephalopathy : a case report

Mhamdi Zineb , Rifai Kaoutar , Iraqi Hinde , Gharbi Mohamed Hassan

Introduction: Hashimoto’s encephalopathy or SREAT (steroid-responsive encephalopathy associated with auto-immune thyroiditis) is a rare autoimmune disorder that is particularly corticosensitive and whose pathogenesis remains poorly understood. It is associated with high levels of antithyroid antibodies in plasma and/or CSF. Clinical manifestations are deceptive and may include cognitive and behavioral disturbances, seizures or abnormal movements.Cas...

ea0081ep1158 | Thyroid | ECE2022

The combination of multi-nodular goiter and Thevenard’s disease: about 3 familial cases

Abidi Ihssane , Rifai Kaoutar , Hinde Iraqi , Gharbi Mohamed Elhassan

Introduction: Thevenard’s disease is a sensory neuropathy with a type of ulcerative-mutilating acropathy of progressive course. It has a hereditary character with autosomal dominant inheritance. It is a scarce disease, which usually affects feet but can also affect hands. It causes disorders of thermoalgesic sensitivity, leading to painless ulcerations at the pressure points and then bone deformities with osteoarticular destruction and ‘cubic foot‘ appearance. R...

ea0081ep110 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2022

Tertiary adrenal insufficiency revealing Gayet-Wernicke encephalopathy

Rifai Kaoutar , Guissi Loubna , Kamel Farah , Iraqi Hind , Gharbi Mohamed Elhassan

Introduction: Gayet-Wernicke encephalopathy (WE) is a rare neurological disorder, caused by thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency. We report a case of tertiary adrenal insufficiency revealing Gayet-Wernicke encephalopathy.Case presentation: A 45-year-old women was admitted with abdominal pain, vomiting and weakness. Her medical history was significant for a long-term self-medication with corticosteroids and chronic vomiting. Clinical examination revealed a cu...

ea0081ep122 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2022

Malignant pheochromocytoma: a case report

Khamel Ghita , Farah Kamel , Rifai Kaoutar , Iraqi Hind , Gharbi Mohamed Hassan

Introduction: Pheochromocytoma (PHEO) is an adrenal medulla tumor secreting catecholamines. Malignancy is defined by the presence of metastases in non-chromaffin tissue. Its optimal management requires experienced multidisciplinary teams.We report the case of a patient followed for malignant pheochromocytomaComment: 58-year-old patient operated for a pheochromocytoma in 2016, then lost sight of. The evolution was marked 6 years later by the installation ...

ea0081ep179 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2022

Primary hyperparathyroidism revealed by a brown tumor: a case report

Khaoula Gorgi , Farah Kamel , Lamya Echchad , Kaoutar Rifai , Hinde Iraqi , El Hassan Gharbi Mohamed

Introduction: Brown tumors are osteolytic lesions rarely revealing hyperparathyroidism. They result from abnormalities of bone metabolism. They usually occur in the terminal stage of hyperparathyroidism. We report the case of a patient with hyperparathyroidism revealed by a brown tumor.Case: A 39-year-old female patient with no notable medical history who presented for 1 year a mandibular swelling progressively increasing in size after a dental extractio...

ea0081ep180 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2022

Primary hyperparathyroidism revealed by acute pancreatitis: a case report

Khaoula Gorgi , Farah Kamel , Ghita Khamel , Lamya Echchad , Kaoutar Rifai , Hinde Iraqi , El Hassan Gharbi Mohamed

Introduction: Primary hyperparathyroidism (PPH) can be complicated by pancreatitis. The frequency of association of primary hyperparathyroidism with pancreatitis is rare, varying between 1.5% and 7%. We report the case of a patient with hyperparathyroidism revealed by acute pancreatitis.Case: A 78-year-old patient, without any particular history, who consulted the emergency room for an acute digestive picture with abdominal pain and bilious vomiting, an ...

ea0081ep201 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2022

Chronic asymptomatic hypocalcemia following thyroid surgery

Gharbi Mohamed , Mekni Sabrine , Rojbi Imen , Lakhoua Youssef , Mchirgui Nadia , Nacef Ibtissem Ben , Khiari Karima

Introduction: Postoperative hypoparathyroidism is a frequent complication of total thyroidectomy that must be detected and treated. The resulting hypocalcemia is quite severe and usually occurs in the first few days or weeks after surgery.Herein, we describe a case of chronic asymptomatic hypocalcemia related to postoperative hypoparathyroidism diagnosed years after total thyroidectomy.Observation: We report the case of a 61 year old woman, who had a tot...

ea0081ep276 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Lipoatrophy in type 1 diabetes treated by human insulin: a case report

Azriouil Manale , Guissi Loubna , Kamel Farah , Moussaid Nawal , Rifai Kaoutar , Iraqi Hinde , Elhassan Gharbi Mohamed

Introduction: Lipoatrophy is a rare cutaneous complication in diabetes that presents with localized subcutaneous fat atrophy at the insulin injection site. We report a case of a 62-year-old man type 1 diabetic with lipoatrophy lesions on the thighs.Case report: A 62-year-old male, with clinical history of basedow’s disease, He was diagnosed type 1 diabetes (T1D) when he was 19 years old, treated with premixed human insulin for the last 4 years.His w...

ea0081ep345 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Acute pancreatitis revealing major hypertriglyceridemia at 94 g/l!

Rifai Kaoutar , Guissi Loubna , Ahallat Salma , Iraqi Hind , Elhassan Gharbi Mohamed

Introduction: Hypertriglyceridemia (HTG) is a rare but well-known cause of acute pancreatitis, which can be fatal with an overall mortality rate of 36-50% in the most severe forms.Case presentation: A 29-year-old patient was admitted to the emergency department with abdominal pain, bilious vomiting and alteration of general condition. Physical examination showed hemodynamic shock with diffuse abdominal tenderness. The Laboratory results showed a serum li...