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ea0099ep1191 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2024

Challenges in treatment of cortikotroph pituitary macroadenoma

Dojcinovic Tamara , Markovic Aleksandra , Malinovic Pancic Jelena

Cushing’s syndrome is a condition characterized by hypercortisolism (endogenous and exogenous) regardless of its etiology. Hypercortisolism caused by an adrenocorticotropin secreting pituitary adenoma is defined as Cushing’s disease. These tumors represent 10-12% of all pituitary adenomas. ACTH-secreting macroadenomas occur in only 4-23% of all patients with Cushing’s disease. We present the case of 56-year-old female patient with hypercortisolism and stigmata o...

ea0099ep1195 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2024

Therapeutic challenges in the treatment of acromegaly

Markovic Aleksandra , Bojic Mirjana , Dojcinovic Tamara , Djekic Danijel , Caric Bojana , Malinovic-Pancic Jelena

Introduction: Acromegaly is a chronic disease that occurs as a result of excessive growth hormone secretion, caused by somatotropin-secreting tumors of the pituitary gland in 98% of cases. The first line of treatment for these patients is operative via transsphenoidal approach, however, absolute remission is not achieved in 50% of patients and pharmacological therapy is indicated.Case report: We will present the case of a 43-year-old patient who was hosp...

ea0090ep913 | Reproductive and Developmental Endocrinology | ECE2023

Association between circulating adiponectin levels and androgen excess in polycystic ovarian syndrome

Soldat Stankovic Valentina , Stankovic Sinisa , Popovic Pejicic Snjezana , Dojcinovic Tamara , Malinovic Pancic Jelena , Malesevic Gabrijela , P. Macut Djuro

Background: Low adiponectin levels in polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) have been largely attributed to obesity which is common among these patients. In addition, evidence also suggests that low adiponectin in PCOS may be related to androgen excess in these women. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to examine the association of adiponectin levels and androgens in women with PCOS.Methods: A total of 60 women with PCOS who met the 2003 Rotterdam ...