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ea0041ep295 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2016

A patient with radiological dilemma: hemorrhagic pituitary adenoma or rathke’s cleft cyst?

Faki Sevgul , Topaloglu Oya , Bilginer Cuneyt , Cuhaci Neslihan , Ercan Karabekir , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Rathke’s cleft cyst is one of the pituitary non-adenomatous tumors that found in about 20% of pituitary glands at autopsy. Symptomatic Rathke’s cleft cysts are rarely, but these cysts can cause serious medical problems associated with compression of the pituitary gland, pituitary stalk, optic nerve or hypothalamus. Here, we report a rare case of 73 years old man with sudden onset headache due to Rathke’s cleft cyst present with symptoms and radiolo...

ea0037ep1228 | Clinical Cases–Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2015

Successful systemic treatment of Xanthoma disseminatum with cyclophospamide: an interesting case with endocrine and gastrointestinal involvement

Ersoy Reyhan , Polat Sefika Burcak , Ercan Karabekir , Ogmen Berna , Ustun Huseyin , Ersoy Osman , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Xantoma disseminatum (XD) is a rare non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis (NLCH) which is often resistant to treatment. In this report, we presented a case with extensive cutaneous, hypothalamohypophysial, cerebral and gastrointestinal system involvement, which responded well to cyclophosphamide.Case: A 16-year-old female patient admitted to our hospital with the complaints of amenorrhoea, weight gain, polidipsia, poliuria, yellow-brownish papu...

ea0056p853 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2018

Presence of empty sella in a patient with clinical and biochemical diagnosis of acromegaly

Bestepe Nagihan , Aydin Cevdet , Tam Abbas Ali , Ercan Karabekir , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Acromegaly is an acquired disorder related to excessive production of growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1). It is characterized by progressive somatic disfigurement and systemic manifestations. Empty sella (ES) is an anatomical condition comprising sella turcica that is partially or completely filled with cerebrospinal fluid mainly due to intrasellar herniation of subarachnoid space. Primary ES may be associated with endocrine dysfunction ...