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ea0035p870 | Pituitary Clinical (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by IPSEN</emphasis>) | ECE2014

Colon cancer metastatic to the pituitary gland: a case report

Soyluk Ozlem , Mert Meral , Tuna Savas , Keskin Ela , Karakaya Pinar , Kaptanogullari Ozlem

Background: Metastases to the pituitary gland are rare events and usually indicate widespread malignant disease. Most common symptoms of pituitary metastases are diabetes insipidus and visual disturbances. The lung and breast are the most common sites of primary tumors that metastasize to the pituitary gland. Pituitary metastasis of gastrointestinal tractus is extremely rare.Case presentation: A 53-year-old woman was given chemotherapy for colon cancer w...

ea0035p879 | Pituitary Clinical (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by IPSEN</emphasis>) | ECE2014

Comprehensive geriatric assessment of elderly cases with acromegaly

Hatipoglu Esra , Yuruyen Mehmet , Keskin Ela , Niyazoglu Mutlu , Yavuzer Hakan , Doventas Alper , Erdincler Deniz Suna , Beger Tanju , Gundogdu Sadi

Introduction: We aimed to determine changes in geriatric assessment of cases with acromegaly.Methods: 26 elderly cases with acromegaly (controlled/uncontrolled: 15/11, F/M: 17/9) were included. 20 age, gender and BMI matched cases without acromegaly composed control group (CG) (F/M: 10/10). Presence of concomitant diseases and educational level were not different between the groups. Cognitive functions were evaluated with Mini Mental State Exam (MMSE), a...