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ea0020p168 | Thyroid | ECE2009

Unsual onset of subacute thyroiditis

Stoica Ioana , Plesa Alina , Ciobanu Delia Gabriela , Dinu Roxana , Zbranca Eusebie , Vulpoi Carmen

Subacute thyroiditis (SAT) is a self-limited inflammatory disease of presumed viral etiology, characterized by pain and thriphasic functional thyroid evolution. We report the case of an 54-years-old woman hospitalized in 02.2008 at the Gastroenterology Department for fever, diahreea, significant weight loss (5 kg in one month), with the suspicion of CrohnÂ’s disease (CD). Two weeks before she presented a subfebrile episode with bilateral jugular lymphadenopathy, dysphagia,...

ea0020p525 | Paediatric Endocrinology | ECE2009

LEOPARD syndrome and pilocytic astrocytoma: a random association?

Vulpoi Carmen , Rusu Cristina , Zenker Martin , Poeata Ion , Constantinescu Aurora , Indrei Anca , Stoica Ioana , Zbranca Eusebie

Leopard syndrome (LS) is a rare autosomal dominant disease of variable penetrance and clinical expression. LEOPARD is an acronym for the major features of the disorder: lentigines, ECG conduction abnormalities, Ocular hypertelorism, pulmonary stenosis, abnormal genitalia, retardation of growth, and deafness. LS is caused by different mutations in PTPN11 gene (protein-tyrosine phosphatase, nonreceptor-type, 11), allelic with Noonan syndrome (NS). The diagnosis is established if...