Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081ep1046 | Thyroid | ECE2022

Occult papillary thyroid carcinoma with lymphatic metastasis as first presentation of the disease - A report of two cases

Haxhiraj Adela , Cerma Adishah , Hoxha Violeta , Ylli Dorina , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Occult papillary carcinomas are small thyroid carcinomas (<1 cm) diagnosed after an initial manifestation of lymph nodes or distant metastasis. We report two cases of patients with this pattern of clinical presentation.Case description: The first case is a 21-year-old woman, with a one-year history of a growing cervical cyst. Fine needle aspiration of the cyst showed metastasis from papillary thyroid cancer. She had no previous history ...

ea0070aep220 | Bone and Calcium | ECE2020

Fahr’s disease in primary hypoparathyroidism – a case report

Haxhiraj Adela , Hoxha Violeta , Husi Gerond , Kermaj Marjeta , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Basal ganglia calcification or Fahr’s Syndrome is a rare form of neurological disorder. Its prevalence goes from 2 to 12.5 %. It can be primary (idiopathic) or secondary (from metabolic disorders especially from hypoparathyroidism).We present the case of a female patient with hypoparathyroidism and secondary Fahr’s Disease.Case description: The patient L.J. 61 years old, from Pogradec, Albania, who came to the emergency room wit...

ea0075d06 | Diabetes | EYES2021

Factors predisposing to diabetes onset in hospitalised COVID-19 patients

Cerma Adishah , Muja Ardita , Haxhiraj Adela , Ylli Dorina

Background: The presence of diabetes and the degree of hyperglycemia is considered an independent factor in the clinical severity of COVID-19 infection, impacting the duration of hospital stay and other related medical conditions.Objective: To identify the correlation between the insulin needs in COVID-19 patients and hospital stay and other related medical conditions. To identify the factors that would contribute to diabetes onset during COVID-19 infect...

ea0092ps1-02-06 | Graves’ Disease | ETA2023

The role of selenium supplement in graves disease - a case report

Haxhiraj Adela , Poshi Klodiana , Hoxha Violeta , Kermaj Marjeta , Ylli Dorina

Introduction: Selenium is a mineral that plays a key role in the intracellular reactions of the thyroid. Some selenium-based proteins have a protective antioxidant function in thyrocytes. Likewise, Selenium is incorporated into deiodinases, helping in the synthesis of thyroid hormones. Through its antioxidant and anti inflammatory properties, selenium affects the development of autoimmune thyroid diseases, such as Graves Disease. Supplementation with selenium is often prescrib...

ea0070aep981 | Thyroid | ECE2020

Rhabdomyolysis from severe hypothyroidism – A case report

Haxhiraj Adela , Hoxha Violeta , Husi Gerond , Shehaj Larisa , Bolleku Erjola , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Hypothyroidism can cause various degrees of muscular disorders. It can lead to symptoms such as myalgia, weakness, fatigue and in rare cases to extreme muscular damage such as rhabdomyolysis, a potential life-threatening complication. We present the case of a 53 years old patient with acute renal failure due to rhabdomyolysis from severe hypothyroidism.Case description: The patient, a male from Albania was first admitted to the Emergency Ro...

ea0073aep740 | Thyroid | ECE2021

Medullar thyroid carcinoma in a patient with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis – A case report

Kermaj Marjeta , Haxhiraj Adela , Hoxha Violeta , Poshi Klodiana , Ylli Dorina , Elezi Edlira , Fureraj Thanas , Ylli Agron

IntroductionHashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT) has been linked to papillary carcinoma of the thyroid, Hurthle cell cancer or even lymphoma. In contrast, there are only a few reports of co-existence of HT with medullary thyroid carcinoma. The link between them is unknown. An overall prevalence of medullary carcinoma of only 0.35% has been reported in HT patients. This prevalence is higher in female rather than male. We present the case of a female patient ...

ea0090p249 | Thyroid | ECE2023

Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma with Abdominal Desmoid-Type Fibromatosis – A Case Report

Poshi Klodiana , Haxhiraj Adela , Kermaj Marjeta , Hoxha Violeta , Ylli Dorina , Toti Florian , Shehu Tea , Muja Ardita , Cerma Adishah , Zotaj Ina , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma is the most frequent malignant tumour of the thyroid gland. It usually progresses slowly and is rarely metastatic. On the other side, fibromatosis are usually benign tumours with infrequent malignant appearances, which affect musculoaponeurotic structures. The aetiology remains unclear, although various possible factors are linked to it such as trauma, genetic predisposition, β-catenin heterozygous mutation, hormone disbalance etc...

ea0070aep358 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

The trio of severe hypertriglyceridemia, acute pancreatitis and diabetic ketoacidosisin a young subject not known before with diabetes. A case report

Kermaj Marjeta , Fureraj Thanas , Hoxha Violeta , Poshi Klodiana , Ylli Dorina , Haxhiraj Adela , Elezi Edlira , Muco Ermira , Kapia Mariola , Guni Mirjeta , Ylli Agron

Introduction: The trio of severe hypertriglyceridemia, acute pancreatitis and diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a rare occurrence. Previous cases have presented DKA as the initial factor, contributing to subsequent hypertriglyceridemia and pancreatitis. Moderate hypertriglyceridemia is commonly observed in DKA but severe hypertriglyceridemia is very rarely reported.Case report: We report a case, male 29 years old, diagnosed with hypertriglyceridemia 3 years...

ea0070ep212 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

The bidirectional link between diabetes mellitus and oral health: A study in Albanian patients with diabetes

Kermaj Marjeta , Myftari Arlind , Haxhiraj Adela , Elezi Edlira , Malo Grej , Collaku Redeona , Baboci Gresa , Cakonki Ruden , Hoxha Violeta , Ylli Dorina , Fureraj Thanas , Ylli Agron

Background and aims: Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic, metabolic disease that is spreading rapidly around the world. Various studies have shown the association between DM and oral health. The aim of this study was to evaluate the knowledge patients with diabetes have regarding the impact of diabetes mellitus on oral health; the role of oral hygiene care and dentists follow up.Methodology and methods: The survey research was taken in 79 Albanian patien...

ea0070ep321 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

Infundibulo-hypophisitis with other metabolic disorders

Poshi Klodi , Ylli Agron , Haxhiraj Adela , Hysi Geri , Spahija Pranvera , Hyka Besa , Hoxha Violeta , Ylli Dorina , Kermaj Marjeta , Furrerraj Thanas , Toti Florian , Qehajaj Denisa

Introduction: Infundibulo - hypophisitis is a rare type neuroendocrine disorder characterized by autoimmune inflammation and various pituitary disfunction. It currently has no clear diagnosis criteria.We present the 26 years–old women, first diagnosed with infundibular neurohypophisitis with clinical Diabetes Insipidus and later with other metabolic disorders.Case description: The patient, female, 26 years old came in the emergency room with extrem...