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ea0041ep337 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2016

Management dilemma in papillary carcinoma arising from struma ovarii

Hreniuc Ana , Gherasim Simona , Preda Cristina , Ungureanu Maria-Christina , Vulpoi Carmen , Mogos Voichita , Piciu Doina , Danila Radu , Leustean Letitia

A rare ovarian teratoma consisting mainly of thyroid tissue, Struma ovarii accounts for up to 3% of all ovarian tumors. The thyroid tissue may demonstrate the same spectrum of pathological features as in the normal thyroid including benign and malignant changes.A 46-year-old woman was referred to our clinic in July 2015 by the oncologist, with the diagnosis of struma ovarii with carcinomatous transformation (follicular variant of papillary carcinoma).</p...

ea0037ep1218 | Clinical Cases–Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2015

Rare aetiology for primary adrenal failure: ACTH resistance

Hristov Ioana , Gherasim Simona , Hreniuc Ana , Ungureanu Maria Christina , Preda Cristina , Vulpoi Carmen , Mogos Voichita , Leustean Letitia

Introduction: ACTH resistance syndromes are rare, autosomal and genetically heterogeneous diseases that include familial glucocorticoid deficiency and triple A syndrome. These are characterised by early onset of primary adrenocortical insufficiency associated with hypoglycaemia, convulsions and skin pigmentation.Case report: We present the case of primary adrenal failure in a boy diagnosed at the age of four, during a decompensation episode with hypoglyc...

ea0035p246 | Clinical case reports Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2014

Prepubertal male gynecomastia-issues of diagnosis

Hreniuc Ana , Gherasim Simona , Hristov Ioana , Preda Cristina , Vulpoi Carmen , Ungureanu Maria-Christina , Cristea Cristina , Mogos Voichita , Leustean Letitia

We present the case of 13 years old boy referred to our service in June 2013 for bilateral gynecomastia (appeared for ~1 year). The boy’s father presented delayed puberty (at 18-year-old). No other pathological hereditary conditions were reported.Clinical examination revealed: gynoid status with height =167 cm (−1.4 DS), weight=63.5 kg, important bilateral gynecomastia with hypo pigmented areola and painful palpation. Sexual development was PI...