Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0029p1658 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ICEECE2012

Autoimmune thyroid disease and cardiovascular risk factors

Neves C. , Esteves C. , Pereira M. , Dias C. , Palmares C. , Sokhatska O. , Carvalho D. , Delgado L. , Medina J.

Aims: To examine whether Graves’ disease (GD) and Hashimoto thyroiditis (HT) are associated with insulin resistance (IR) and other cardiovascular risk factors. Patients and methods: We analyzed 479 patients with autoimmune thyroid disease, 354 (74%) with HT and 126 (26%) with GD, 94% woman, with a mean age of 46±16 years. The patients in both groups were properly treated in order to normalize TSH, FT3 and FT4 levels. We recorded thyroid function...

ea0016p153 | Clinical cases | ECE2008

Hypoglycaemia following gastric banding

Oliveira A , Freitas P , Matos M , Vinha E , Braga D , Maia J , Bartosch C , Exposito M , Medina J

Introduction: Recently, noninsulinoma pancreatogenous hypoglycaemia syndrome (NIPHS) has been described following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery in morbidly obese patients. It has been proposed that hypoglycaemia might be a consequence of a failure to adaptively decrease insulin secretion after surgery. The authors present a case of a morbidly obese patient with severe hypoglycaemias beginning 3 months after gastric banding surgery.Case report: A 60-ye...

ea0020p164 | Thyroid | ECE2009

Propylthiouracil-induced anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies positive vasculitis

Alves Marta , Neves Celestino , Magalhaes Angela , Varela Ana , Guerra Fernanda , Pereira-Monteiro Lidia , Carvalho Davide , Morais Paulo , Calistru Ana , Braudier Teresa , Mota A , Capela J A , Couto P S , Ramalho R , Ramos J P , Guimaraes C , Delgado J L , Medina J L

Introduction: Graves’ disease treatment with antithyroid drugs may be associated to several side effects. Vasculitis development is rare.Clinical case: The authors present the history of a 41-year-old woman with Graves’ disease followed at endocrinology consultation since February 2004. Three years and a half after starting treatment with propilthiouracil (PTU), she developed eritematous and itching stains in the inferior limbs that spontaneous...