Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0070aep355 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Nursing networking for insulin pump therapy

Minic Sanja , Medenica Sanja , Muzurovic Emir , Kavaric Sreten , Djogo Aleksandar , Krnjevic Djordjije , Boskovic Olivera , Vujosevic Snezana

Objective: Diabetes mellitus is among the most common of chronic disorders with increasing prevalence worldwide, affecting 50 000 citizens in Montenegro. The insulin pump is a medical device that works on the principle of continuous insulin injection, and is used in the control of diabetes in insulin dependent patients. The objective of this study was to highlight the role of nurse in education of the patients, implantation of insulin pump and nursing networking for insulin pu...

ea0035p627 | Female reproduction | ECE2014

Mosaic Turner syndrome and pituitary microadenoma in patient with polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type II

Boskovic Olivera , Medenica Sanja

Introduction: Polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type II (PGA-II) is the most common immunoendocrinopathy syndrome, characterized by the obligatory occurrence of Addison disease in combination with thyroid autoimmune diseases and/or type 1 diabetes mellitus. This case report presents coexistence of mosaic Turner syndrome and pituitary micoradenoma in patient with PGA-II.Case report: A 30-year-old women underwent IVF for four times, with no success (always...

ea0032p147 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2013

An extensive precipitation of calcium in subcutaneous tissue in patient with juvenile dermatomyositis

Boskovic Olivera , Borozan Sanja , Vujosevic Snezana , Kavaric Sreten , Djogo Aleksandar , Kazic Koviljka , Medenica Sanja

Introduction: Juvenile dermatomyositis may be associated with advanced calcinosis but the mechanism that leads to their development remains unclear.Case report: A female patient admitted to the hospital at the age of 17 for skin rash, malaise and pain in peripheral joints and muscles. Congenital bilateral hip dysplasia. After evaluation a syndrome overlap with dominant atypical dermatomyositis and SLE was suspected and treatment with prednisolone and cho...

ea0056p282 | Bone & Osteoporosis | ECE2018

First report of Gaucher disease in Montenegro: Genotype/phenotype correlations

Medenica Sanja , Vujosevic Snezana , Vujicic Vesko , Dapcevic Milena , Bakic Nikola , Ruby Yang , Liu Jun , Mistry Pramod

Background: Gaucher disease (GD) is the most common lysosomal storage disorder. The defect is deficiency of lysosomal glucocerebrosidase (GBA), due to biallelic mutations in GBA gene, characterized by the deposition of GBA in cells of the macrophage-monocyte system.Objective: To report clinical phenotypes of GD and correlate with GBA gene mutations, and to identify GBA gene mutation in patients diagnosed with GD in Montenegro.Metho...

ea0075a04 | Adrenal gland | EYES2021

Cyclic ectopic Cushing’ssyndromedue to bronchial carcinoid tumor: diagnostic challenge

Medenica Sanja , Stojanovic Milos , Nedeljkovic Beleslin Biljana , Stojkovic Mirjana , Miletic Marija , Zarkovic Milos , Ciric Jasmina

Background: Ectopic Cushing’s syndrome (ECS) frequently represents a diagnostic challenge due to its complex clinical presentation.Case presentation: A 57-year-old male presented with typical Cushingoid appearance, high adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) level (138.3 pg/ml), lack of cortisol circadian rhythm and suppression in overnight 1 mg dexamethasone suppression test (DST) (1374 nmol/l). Great daily fluctuation of serum cortisol levels from ver...

ea0070aep915 | Thyroid | ECE2020

Follicular fluid progesterone in thyroid autoantibodies positive women and assisted reproductive technology outcome

Medenica Sanja , Garalejic Eliana , Arsic Biljana , Medjo Biljana , Bojovic Jovic Dragana , Abazovic Dzihan , Vukovic Rade , Vujosevic Snezana , Zarkovic Milos

Objective: Progesterone (P4) is essential for successful embryo implantation and preventing miscarriage. The strong connection between thyroid autoimmunity (TAI) and infertility is highlighted in literature. Follicular fluid (FF) is important for the oocyte maturation. The aim of the study was to assess the influence of FF P4 in TAI positive women on assisted reproductive technology (ART) outcome.Methods: The study included 52 women undergoing ART. Befor...

ea0081ep670 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Xantho-granulomatous hypophysitis: analysis of clinical, biochemical, radiological and etiological characteristics

Miljic Dragana , Djurdjevic Sandra Pekic , Doknic Mirjana , Stojanovic Marko , Djurovic Marina Nikolic , Jemuovic Zvezdana , Milojevic Toplica , Milicevic Mihailo , Gacic Emilija Manojlovic , Jovanovic Jovan , Medenica Sanja , Petakov Milan

Introduction: Xanthomatous hypophysitis (XH) is characterized by inflammatory infiltration of the pituitary gland in which lipid laden macrophages predominate. It can be primary (3% of all primary hypophysitis) and secondary arising in the setting of other lesions: craniopharyngioma, Rathke’s cleft cyst (RCC), adenomas (with subclinical apoplexy). It is more common in women and younger people. The clinical presentation is similar to pituitary tumors and may prese...