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ea0032p242 | Clinical case reports – Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2013

Pituitary apoplexy after suppression test in a patient with Cushing’s disease due to macroadenoma

Kuzu Fatih , Bayraktaroglu Taner , Erdogan Ayfer Altas , Ilikhan Sevil Uygun , Bilici Muammer , Gul Sanser , Tokgoz Ozlem

Introduction: Cushing’s disease is not likely to be pituitary apoplexy or macroadenoma. We present a case of pituitary apoplexy after dexamethasone suppression test for Cushing’s disease due to macroadenoma.Case report: A 30-year-old man complained of headache and closure of the left upper eyelid. Two years ago he had a headache, and was diagnosed with non-functional macroadenoma of pituitary. In follow, insuppressibly serum levels of cortisol ...

ea0032p299 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid / Others | ECE2013

A recurrent case of subacute thyroiditis improved with the onset of pregnancy

Bayraktaroglu Taner , Kuzu Fatih , Salihoglu Yavuz Sami , Bilici Muammer , Ilikhan Sevil Uygun , Harma Mehmet Ibrahim

Introduction: Thyroid disorders such as subacute thyroiditis occur rarely in pregnancy. We report a recurrent case of subacute thyroiditis improved with the onset of pregnancy.Case report: A 32-year-old Turkish women who request pregnancy and planned insemination was referred due to malaise and neck pain in the left side a week ago. She was presented with low-grade fever, fatigue, pharingitis symptoms, neck pain and extremely tenderness in the right side...

ea0037ep1012 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

Correlation of VEGF, VEGFR-1 levels in serum and thyroid nodules with histopathological and radiological variables

Haytaoglu Gurkan , Arpaci Dilek , Kuzu Fatih , Altas Ayfer , Can Murat , Barut Figen , Kokturk Firuzan , Ilikhan Sevil Uygun , Bayraktaroglu Taner

Aim: To evaluate serum and intranodular vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1 (VEGFR-1) level thyroid nodules and explore its relevance to ultrasound feature/pathological results.Methods: A total of 80 patients (62 women and 18 men) with thyroid nodules were included in this prospective study. Thyroid function tests, fine needle aspiration biopsies, ultrasonographic and scintigraphic evaluation were r...

ea0037ep308 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2015

The value of intraoperative sonographic evaluation of neck in primary hyperparathyroidsm: case report of preoperative double adenoma upgraded to triple intraoperatively

Kuzu Fatih , Arpaci Dilek , Cakmak Guldeniz Karadeniz , Erdemir Rabia Uslu , Cabuk Mehmet , Uygun Sevil Ilikhan , Bayraktaroglu Taner

Background: Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT), caused by increased parathyroid hormone (PTH) secretion, leads to generalised disorder of bone metabolism characterised with hypercalcaemia and hypophosphatemia. Causes of PHPT include solitary parathyroid adenoma (80%), primary parathyroid hyperplasia (10–15%), and parathyroid carcinoma (1–2%). Other rare cause is double parathyroid adenomas (DPA) with frequency <1–2%, which can be sporadic or familial. DPA sh...