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ea0049ep188 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2017

An elevated chromogranin A: is it always a tumor progression?-case report

Bursuc Anamaria , Daniela Belceanu Alina , Armasu Ioana , Tirnovan Mirela , Manolachie Adina , Crumpei Felicia , Ciobanu Delia , Leustean Letitia , Vulpoi Carmen

Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNET) are rare, with an incidence of 1/100,000/year. Chromogranin A (CgA) is the most valuable marker in the diagnosis and monitoring of PNET. One of the disadvantages is its low specificity and the existence of a number of processes leading to an increase in its concentration, which often results in confusion and diagnostic difficulties.Case report: We present a 44-years-old female patient...

ea0049ep1076 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2017

Pituitary adenoma and elevated ACTH: not always corticotrophinoma

Cabac Mariana , Belceanu Alina Daniela , Crumpei Iulia , Tirnovan Mirela , Constantinescu Georgiana , Bursuc Anamaria , Constantinescu Aurora , Mogos Voichita , Vulpoi Carmen

Introduction: Hypothalamic┬ľpituitary┬ľadrenal (HPA) axis activation is the main neuroendocrine response to an environmental challenge. Drug abuse may activate HPA axis by interaction with neuromodulation systems.Case report: 28 year old man, was admitted in the Neurology Department for persistent headache with spinal irradiation. With suspicion of multiple sclerosis, MRI revealed pituitary macroadenoma (14 mm diameter) and subcortical, paraventr...

ea0049ep1360 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

Mirela Tirnovan1, Anamaria Bursuc1, Alina Daniela Belceanu1, Adina Manolachie1, Ioana Armasu1, Iulia Crumpei1, Georgiana Constantinescu1, Luminita Apostu2, Carmen Vulpoi1

Tirnovan Mirela , Bursuc Anamaria , Belceanu Alina Daniela , Armasu Ioana , Crumpei Iulia , Manolachie Adina , Apostu Luminita , Vulpoi Carmen

Introduction: Many causes of malabsorbtion of levothyroxine (LT4) in patients with hypothyroidism have been thoroughly described in literature. Pseudomalabsorption, poor compliance of the patient is most common cause of failure of LT4 and/or liothyronine (LT3) treatment.Case report: 27 years old woman, normopondeal, presented from the age of 11 years for short stature. Further investigations found pluritrope pituitary insufficiency ...