Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0063ep156 | Thyroid | ECE2019

An uncommon debut of graves disease with bilateral gynecomastia: case report

Dragan Elena , Mogos Iustina Cosmina

Gynecomastia is an uncommon clinical manifestation of hyperthyroidism, due to an imbalance between sexual hormones caused by thyroid hormones excess. Recognition of such unusual association is important to ensure appropriate treatment and to avoid unnecessary investigation. In hyperthyroidism, increased serum levels of SHBG binds testosterone with greater affinity than estradiol, resulting in relatively higher free estradiol compared with free testosterone levels and thereby c...

ea0063ep24 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2019

A case of benign hypocalciuric hypercalcemia in a HLA B 27 positive ankylosing spondylitis patient

Mogos Iustina Cosmina , Dragan Elena , Florea Raluca

Abstract: Familial benign hypocalciuric hypercalcemia (FHH) is a rare AD disorder exhibiting benign hypercalcemia, inappropriately normal PTH levels and relative hypocalciuria, thus reflecting partial resistance to the normal effects of extracellular calcium on parathyroid glands and kidneys. We report a 74-year-old women, with no fracture history, with bisphosphonate osteoporosis treatment (2011-present), with HLA B 27 positive ankylosing spondylitis. The clinical exam reveal...