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ea0029p882 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ICEECE2012

Radioguided cortical-sparing approach for recurrent pheocromocytoma/paragangliomas

Donatini G. , Iacconi P. , Bernini G. , Boni G. , Manca G. , Spinelli C. , Mariani G. , Miccoli P.

Background: A 27-years-old women affected by recurrent pheocromocytoma/paragangliomas. We describe the evolution of disease and the surgical approach. The patient underwent a two-steps bilateral adrenalectomy for pheocromocytoma. At 15 years she underwent a left adrenalectomy. At 19 a right adrenalectomy+removal of paracaval paraganglioma were performed. After 8 years of good health she experienced again headache, tachycardia and hypertension not responsive to therapy. A diagn...

ea0029p851 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ICEECE2012

Can proteomic approach help us in diagnosis of Riedel’s thyroiditis? A case report

Donatini G. , Iacconi P. , Giusti L. , Da Valle Y. , Ciregia F. , Giannaccini G. , Torregrossa L. , Proietti A. , Mazzeo S. , Basolo F. , Lucacchini A.

Background: Riedel’s thyroiditis (RT) is a rare thyroid disease. Clinical and citological differential diagnosis with thyroid malignancy is difficult pre-operatively and often only pathological report may confirm the diagnosis.Methods: We report a case of a 72-year-old Italian woman with a known history of goiter, which showed a rapid increase in size at ultrasound check, suggesting malignancy. Based on non-diagnostic cytology (Thy 1), a total thyro...