Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0014p156 | (1) | ECE2007

MEN2B – Two simultaneous cases of a rare syndrome

Sallai Ágnes , Hosszú Éva , Gergics Péter , Tulassay Zsolt , Rácz Károly , Fekete György

A 17-year-old boy was referred to our Department. In his medical history CrohnÂ’s disease had been supposed because of abdominal pain and distention. He had previously undergone minor surgery as having large tongue with neuromas and hypertrophic gums. Due to his marfanoid appearance, arachnodactyly, massive eyebrows and lips together with his medical history, multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B (MEN2B) was suspected, which is a very uncommon hereditary disease. It consist...

ea0014p585 | (1) | ECE2007

Genetic analysis of PROP1 gene in patients with childhood-onset combined pituitary hormone deficiency (CPHD)

Halász Zita , Toke Judit , Patócs Attila , Bertalan Rita , Tömböl Zsófia , Sallai Ágnes , Hosszú Éva , Muzsnai Ágota , Kovács László , Sólyom János , Fekete György , Rácz Károly

Introduction: Combined pituitary hormone deficiency (CPHD) may be associated with mutations of genes coding for pituitary transcription factors, of which the PROP1 and Pit1, gene mutations have been most extensively studied. However, there are controversial data about the prevalence of these gene mutations in non-acquired childhood-onset CPHD patients.Objectives: To examine the prevalence and spectrum of PROP1 and Pit1 gene mutations in CPHD patients a m...