Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081ep62 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2022

Synchronous adrenal gland masses in a patient: clinical case

Ferreira Mafalda Martins , Lavrador Mariana , Araujo Catia , Guiomar Joana Reis , Moreno Carolina , Oliveira Patricia , Paiva Isabel

We describe the case of a 69-year-old woman with bilateral adrenal incidentalomas identified in CT-scan: on the right, a 57 mm heterogeneous mass with <10 Hounsfield units(HU) with absolute washout of 16%; on the left a 13 mm mass with 35UH, intense contrast enhancement but washout of 66%. She had a recent onset of diabetes, hypertension, androgenic alopecia and facial hair. The systolic blood pressure remained persistently >160 mmHg despite receiving four antihyperten...

ea0073aep456 | General Endocrinology | ECE2021

Carney complex – a rare cause of Cushing’s syndrome

Guiomar Joana Reis , Moreno Carolina , Lúcia Fadiga , Diana Alexandra Festas Silva , Paiva Isabel

IntroductionThe Carney Complex (CNC) is a rare, autosomal dominant, multiple endocrine neoplasia. It involves multiple endocrine glands, cardiac and skin myxomas, mammary fibroadenomas and mucocutaneous pigmentation. CushingÂ’s syndrome, due to primary pigmented nodular adrenocortical disease (PPNAD), is described in 25% of the cases.Case reportWoman, 21-year-old, was refered for secondary amenorrhea. Med...

ea0081ep1081 | Thyroid | ECE2022

Thyrotoxic crisis presented as psychiatric decompensation

Martins Ferreira Mafalda , Araujo Catia , Lavrador Mariana , Guiomar Joana Reis , Oliveira Patri cia , Moreno Carolina , Paiva Isabel

Introduction: Thyrotoxic crisis is a rare endocrinological emergency with high mortality and it is more frequent in GravesÂ’ disease.Clinical case: A 66-year-old women with schizophrenia was admitted to the Emergency Department due to altered state of consciousness, fatigue, constant moaning interspersed with unusual psychomotor agitation, heteroaggressiveness, diarrhea and anorexia. Lack of compliance with her psychiatric medication, new delusional ...

ea0063p1128 | Reproductive Endocrinology 2 | ECE2019

Turner’s syndrome: adult life’s implications

Guiomar Joana Reis , Moreno Carolina , Cunha Nelson , Marques Bernardo , Catarino Diana , Fadiga Lucia , Silva Diana Festas , Bastos Margarida

Introduction: Turner syndrome (TS) is one of the most common chromosomal abnormalities, characterized by systemic involvement and susceptibility to some disorders that begin or progress in adult life. These lead to an increase in morbidity and mortality and a decrease in quality of life. The aim of this study was to analyse the profile of women with TS, who are currently followed in endocrinology, regarding: karyotype, age, final height and weight, puberty and fertility, and m...

ea0073aep392 | Endocrine-Related Cancer | ECE2021

Malignant pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas: clinical and pathological characteristics of a tertiary hospital’ cohort

Guiomar Joana Reis , Moreno Carolina , Lages Adriana , Lúcia Fadiga , Diana Alexandra Festas Silva , Paiva Isabel

IntroductionPheochromocytomas (PHEO) and paragangliomas (PGL) are neuroendocrine tumors arising from the chromaffin cells of the adrenal medulla and extra-adrenal autonomic paraganglia, respectively. They are rare and generally benign neuroendocrine tumors. However, malignancy (defined as the evidence of metastases in nonchromaffin sites distant from the primary tumor) occurs in 2 to 26%. Malignant PHEO and PGL are very challenging malignancies associate...

ea0063ep11 | Adrenal and Neuroendocrine Tumours | ECE2019

Adrenal hematoma: two cases report

Guiomar Joana Reis , Moreno Carolina , Paiva Isabel , Cardoso Luis Miguel , Saraiva Joana , Rodrigues Dircea , Cunha Nelson , Catarino Diana , Fadiga Lucia , Silva Diana Festas , Figueiredo Arnaldo , Martins Maria Joao , Bastos Margarida

Introduction: Adrenal hematomas are a relatively rare clinical condition and its prevalence has been reported to be about 1%. Although various causes have been proposed, the ethology and pathophysiology are still not fully understood, and the symptoms range is very variable, from asymptomatic situations to haemorrhagic shock. Imaging is a challenging method to establish the diagnosis of adrenal hematomas, and in most cases, it is only possible after surgery. Surgery is routine...

ea0073aep247 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

Clinical characteristics and outcomes of elderly type 2 diabetic patients with SARS-COV2 infection: a retrospective single centre study

Bárbara Filipa Araújo , Cátia Andreia Araújo , Melo Miguel , Lavrador Mariana , Elvas Ana Rita , Diana Alexandra Festas Silva , Guiomar Joana Reis , Paiva Sandra , PAIVA Isabel

IntroductionDiabetes mellitus (DM) and older age are frequent comorbidities as well as factors associated with poorer outcomes in patients with Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The reason for worse prognosis in patients with diabetes is likely to be multifactorial.Objectives We aimed to evaluate clinical characteristics and their impact on the outcomes of elderly patients with and without DM hospitalized with ...