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ea0016p408 | Neuroendocrinology | ECE2008

Effects of weight gain on serum adiponectin, leptin and ghrelin concentrations in patients with anorexia nervosa

Kubat Uzum Ayse , Yucel Basak , Omer Beyhan , Colak Ozbey Nese

Objective: The aim of this study is to determine serum concentrations of adiponectin (ApN), leptin and ghrelin in different stages of anorexia nervosa (AN) and to evaluate their relationships between biochemical, hormonal and anthropometric parameters.Materials and methods: The study is composed of four groups. Group 1: Treatment-naïve patients with a recent diagnosis of AN (n: 19), Group 2: The weight recovered (10% increase in body weight c...

ea0014p513 | (1) | ECE2007

Diabetes insipidus due to pituitary metastasis of breast cancer

Kubat Uzum Ayse , Kartal Ilkay , Mert Meral , Aral Ferihan

Introduction: We have reported a case of breast carcinoma complicated by diabetes insipidus due to pituitary metastasis.Case: A 47 years old woman had been referred our clinic with the symptoms of polyuria, polydypsia, weight loss, and fatigue. She had a diagnosis of breast carcinoma for six years, underwent radically mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, subsequently. Vertebral metastasis was detected and local radiotherapy was performed six months...

ea0037ep1246 | Clinical Cases–Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2015

Fatigue as the presenting symptom of multiple endocrine neoplasia of type 2A

Gul Nurdan , Kubat-Uzum Ayse , Yenidunya-Yalin Gulsah , Tanakol Refik , Aral Ferihan

Clinical spectrum of phaeochromocytoma syndromes are very heterogeneous. Sometimes life threatening hypertensive attacks may be the presenting symptom or the clinical picture may be subtle that a nonspecific symptom like fatigue can lead to diagnosis. We herein present two phaeochromocytoma cases with distinct clinical features.Case 1: A 20-year-old female patient admitted to emergency department with blurred vision and headache. She experienced headache...

ea0014p78 | (1) | ECE2007

The effect of interferon treatment on glucose metabolism in patients with chronic hepatitis

Alev Atilla , Kubat Uzum Ayse , Murat Tatli Ali , Oner Kaya Fatih , Dik Iskender , Bedir Burhan

Introduction: In recent years, interferon (IFN) is used in treatment of chronic hepatitis and the studies about the side effects of IFN therapy are increasing.Objective: We aimed to investigate the effects of IFN therapy on glucose metabolism.Materials and methods: Study group was consisted with 30 patients who were diagnosed as chronic hepatitis. Sixteen of 30 were chronic hepatitis B and 14 were chronic hepatitis C. Diagnose was ...

ea0014p582 | (1) | ECE2007

Clinicopathologic correlation in cases with macronodular hyperplasia

Kubat Uzum Ayse , Mert Meral , Erbil Yesim , Ozbey Nese Colak , Ferihan Aral

Introduction: We designed a retrospective study to investigate the clinical presentation, laboratory and pathological findings of 14 patients with ACTH-independent macronodular adrenal hyperplasia.Materials and methods: Diagnose of CushingÂ’ s syndrome was confirmed by biochemical tests, adrenal hyperplasia was confirmed by pathological examination in all patients.Results: No supression was observed in overnight, low and high d...