Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep1417 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

Ultrasonographic features of thyroid nodules with suspicious or malignant cytology

Chambidis Vasileios , Siolos Athanasios , Lazarou Lazaros , Efstathiadou Zoe , Panagiotou Athanasios , Adamidou Fotini , Kita Marina

Introduction: Thyroid sonography has become the first line diagnostic procedure for thyroid nodules. The characterization of specific sonografic patterns associated with high risk of malignancy has enabled physicians to determine which nodules are more likely to be malignant and thus merit further evaluation.Aim: We investigated whether the ultrasonographic nodule characteristics proposed in the literature were able to predict cytology findings after ult...

ea0056p689 | Adrenal cortex (to include Cushing's) | ECE2018

Absent adrenarche in adults with congenital hypopituitarism

Adamidou Fotini , Christoforidis Athanasios , Tsoutsas Georgios , Tsatsou Frangiski , Lazarou Lazaros , Kita Marina

Background: The mechanisms regulating adrenarche have not been elucidated, although evidence supports a critical role for ACTH and possibly other unidentified pituitary or adrenal contributing factors. Absent adrenarche has been described in children with a variety of sellar tumors. We describe a case series of five adults with congenital hypopituitarism and absent adrenarche.Cases: Three females and two males with “idiopathic” congenital hypop...