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ea0073aep502 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2021

White blood cell count: A potential useful tool for suspected Cushing’s syndrome

Merlo Ignacio , Paja Miguel , Martinez Adela , Monzon Andoni , Rodriguez Josune

BackgroundSuspicion of Cushing´s syndrome (CS) is usually suggested by non-specific clinical data. Chronic hypercortisolism associates changes in white blood cell count (WBC), essentially a higher count with relative lymphopenia. Our purpose is to investigate the prevalence of these findings among a local series of patients with CushingÂ’s syndrome before and after the hypercortisolism revertion to assess the diagnostic value of these parameters...

ea0070aep142 | Bone and Calcium | ECE2020

The prevalence of postoperative (PO) chronic hypoparathyroidism (HypoPTH) in bilbao, northern spain

Oleaga Amelia , Goñi Fernando , Moreno Cristina , Iglesias Natalia , Calles Laura , Monzon Andoni , Martinez Adela , Merlo Ignacio , Gutierrez Teresa , Ruiz de Velasco Elena , Paja Miguel

Introduction: HypoPTH is an uncommon disorder, mostly due to anterior neck surgery. The prevalence of HypoPTH has been studied in surgical series and registries, (USA, Denmark and Hungary) where only a minority of patients has HypoPTH due to non-surgical causes. In Spain data on PO HypoPTH in endocrinologist clinical practice has been published recently. The aim of this study was to establish the prevalence of chronic PO HypoPTH in Bilbao area, with a population 2019: 346,843....

ea0073aep828 | Late Breaking | ECE2021

Duodenal neuroendocrine tumor (siNET) and Rothmund-Thomson syndrome: a new association of a rare genetic disorder

Paja Fano Miguel , Adela L. Martínez-Martínez , Andoni Monzón , Josune Rodríguez-Soto , Merlo Ignacio , María J García-Barcina , Merino Sonia , M. Carmen González-Serrano

Rothmund-Thomson syndrome (RTS) usually presents with physical stigmata (poikiloderma, ectodermal dysplasia, juvenile cataracts…) and it´s associated with malignancies in patients with homozygous or compound heterozygous mutations in the RECQL4 helicase gene (RTS-II). Neoplasms include osteosarcoma in childhood and skin cancer later in life, with occasional malignancies affecting other tissues (leukemia, lymphoma and gastrointestinal adenocarcinomas). To ou...