Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0035p57 | Adrenal Medulla | ECE2014

ACTH-producing pheochromocytoma presenting with Cushing's syndrome and complicated by invasive aspergillosis: a case report

Moon Jun Sung , Cho Jae Ho , Yoon Ji Sung , Won Kyu Chang , Lee Hyoung Woo

Introduction: ACTH-producing pheochromocytoma has been rarely reported, ranging from 3 to 25% of the ectopic ACTH syndrome. Moreover, a few cases of Cushing’s syndrome (CS) accompanied with opportunistic infections have been reported. We experienced a case of pheochromocytoma with ectopic CS, complicated by invasive aspergillosis.Case report: A 35-year-old woman visited our hospital because of headache for 2 months. She presented with typical cushin...

ea0041ep644 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2016

A case of recurred parathyroid carcinoma with multiple lymph node metastasis: concurrent with papillary thyroid cancer

Woo Lee Hyoung , Jin Kim Ho , Sung Moon Jun , Sung Yoon Ji , Chang Won Kyu , Eun Lee Ji

Parathyroid carcinoma, a rare endocrine malignancy, accounting for only 1–2% of patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (HPT). In addition, a few case have been reported coexistence of parathyroid carcinoma and papillary thyroid cancer. Here, we present a case of recurred parathyroid cancer with multiple lymph node metastasis. A 57-year-old women was presented with high serum calcium level (14.4 mg/dl) in medical check-up. Hyperparathyroidism was considered to be the re...

ea0037ep1327 | Clinical Cases–Thyroid/Other | ECE2015

A case of multiple gas-forming pyogenic liver abscesses in diabetic patient

Lee Hyoung Woo , Kim Ho Jin , Lee Jun Ho , Moon Jun Sung , Yoon Ji Sung , Won Kyu Chang

Background: Gas-forming pyogenic liver abscess is an uncommon, life-threatening infection that is usually found in poorly-controlled diabetic patients. Here, we experienced a case of gas-forming pyogenic liver abscess in diabetes caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae.Clinical case: A 77-year-old man with 25-year history of diabetes was admitted due to fever for 2 days. On the physical examination, right upper quadrant tenderness of the abdomen was present. Ini...