Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0022p244 | Clinical case reports and clinical practice | ECE2010

Polyuric-polydipsic syndrome after cranioencephalic traumatism in a patient with multiple sclerosis

Souto Selma B , Mesquita Joana , Alves Marta , Braga Daniel Carvalho , Varela Ana , Rodrigues Elisabete , Neves Celestino , Guerra Fernanda , Medina Jose Luis

Introdution: Central diabetes insipidus(CDI) is a rare disease, with multiple aetiologies such as cranioencephalic traumatism and multiple sclerosis (ME). However, the association with ME is not commonly described. The clinical suspicion must be made in the presence of polyuria and polydipsia.Case report: Woman, 67 years-old, revealing history of ME relapsing-remitting subtype with 8 years of evolution, hypertension and dyslipidemia, medicated with inter...

ea0022p433 | Endocrine tumours &amp; neoplasia (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by Novartis</emphasis>) | ECE2010

Pituitary adenoma mimicking a psychiatric disorder – a case report

Mesquita Joana , Joao Matos Maria , Varela Ana , Vinha Eduardo , Braga Daniel , Guerra Fernanda , Pereira Josue , Ayres Bastos Margarida , Castro Ligia , Carvalho Davide , Luis Medina Jose

Introduction: People with intracranial organic lesions, including pituitary tumours, may manifest initially as a psychiatric disorder, such as depression, emotional disturbance, anxiety, apathy, neurobehavioral disturbance, cognitive dysfunction and personality disturbance.Case Report: A male patient 45 years old was sent to the Department of Endocrinology of São João Hospital due to a pituitary macroadenoma. The patient referred asthenia, musc...

ea0020p164 | Thyroid | ECE2009

Propylthiouracil-induced anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies positive vasculitis

Alves Marta , Neves Celestino , Magalhaes Angela , Varela Ana , Guerra Fernanda , Pereira-Monteiro Lidia , Carvalho Davide , Morais Paulo , Calistru Ana , Braudier Teresa , Mota A , Capela J A , Couto P S , Ramalho R , Ramos J P , Guimaraes C , Delgado J L , Medina J L

Introduction: GravesÂ’ disease treatment with antithyroid drugs may be associated to several side effects. Vasculitis development is rare.Clinical case: The authors present the history of a 41-year-old woman with GravesÂ’ disease followed at endocrinology consultation since February 2004. Three years and a half after starting treatment with propilthiouracil (PTU), she developed eritematous and itching stains in the inferior limbs that spontaneous...