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ea0016p6 | Adrenal | ECE2008

Pheochromocytoma of the second adrenal gland 17 years after first adrenalectomy in PPS: case report

Gil Justyna , Kalembkiewicz Marta , Kostecka-Matyja Marta , Hubalewska-Dydejczyk Alicja

Introduction: The mutation of SDHB gene is associated with familial pheochromocytoma-paraganglioma syndrome (PPS). SDHB gene is located in locus 1p23–25 and encodes a subunit B of succinate dehydrogenase, which plays a key role in the respiratory chain and Krebs cycle.Pheochromocytoma in PPS usually produces norepinephrin. Even long term remission do not exclude relapse of the disease.We present a case of bilateral adrenal phe...

ea0016p407 | Neuroendocrinology | ECE2008

Pituitary abscess: a case report

Darczuk Andrzej , Trofimiuk Malgorzata , Gil Justyna , Hubalewska-Dydejczyk Alicja , Mnich Wlodzimierz , Adamek Dariusz

Pituitary abscess is a very rare entity, only 200 cases (mostly the complication of the pituitary surgery) has been described so far.We want to present the case of pituitary abscess arising from Rathke’s cyst.Case report: Seventy-years-old female treated due to clinical depression, was admitted to the Endocrinology Department because of profound hyponatremia (serum Natrium 119 mmol/l). She was diagnosed with plurihormonal ante...

ea0020p119 | Thyroid | ECE2009

Assessment of the thyroid hormone’s profile during pregnancy

Hubalewska-Dydejczyk Alicja , Kostecka-Matyja Marta , Pach Dorota , Buziak-Bereza Monika , Trofimiuk Malgorzata , Gil Justyna , Polak Edyta

Introduction: In accordance with a rising number of pregnant women with thyroid gland dysfunctions, The Thyroid Gland’s Disorders Outpatient Clinic for Pregnant Women has started its activity in our Endocrinology Department in January 2008. Patients with or without thyroid gland dysfunction in history have been under medical care.During pregnancy thyroid gland is prone to the number of physiological changes, which cause difficulties in the interpret...

ea0016p14 | Adrenal | ECE2008

Coincidence of pheochromocytoma and adrenocortical carcinoma at the same adrenal gland at patient with neurofibromatosis

Korzeniowska Danuta , Kostecka-Matyja Marta , Polak Edyta , Kalembkiewicz Marta , Gil Justyna , Budzynski Andrzej , Hubalewska-Dydejczyk Alicja , Karcz Danuta

Introduction: We present the case of coincidence of pheochromocytoma and aderenocortical carcinoma at the same adrenal gland in patient with neurofibromatosis. That kind of tumors coincidence origin from different blastodermic layers is extremely rare.It is broadly known that pheochromocytoma is rare neoplasm, occurs in 0.1% of hypertensive individuals. Pheochromocytoma may occur sporadically or in certain familial syndromes, including multiple endocrine...