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ea0056p897 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2018

Type 1 autoimmune polyglandular syndrome – clinical case report

Ferreira Paulo Carvalho , Alvarez Delfina , Mota Filipe

Introduction: Type 1 autoimmune polyglandular syndrome is a rare entity, presenting typically during childhood and comprising a variable combination of autoimmune endocrine and non-endocrine diseases that differ in their immunological features. This phenotypical heterogeneity may difficult the identification of this syndrome.Clinical case: 33 year-old female, presenting with secondary amenorrhoea at the age of 13, and by that date diagnosed with hypergon...

ea0016p342 | Endocrine tumours | ECE2008

Cushing syndrome: cycling around diagnosis

Mota Filipe , Matos Catarina , Afonso Miguel , Almeida Rui , Marques Olinda

Introduction: Cyclic Cushing syndrome (CCS) involves rhythmic fluctuations in ACTH secretion resulting in a cyclic variation of adrenal steroid production.Case presentation: A 37-year-old woman was referred to our Pituitary Clinic in 1999, for evaluation of galactorrhea and irregular menses that had started four months ago. She also complained of depression, facial hirsutism, alopecia and progressive obesity. Blood pressure was normal. Endocrinological e...

ea0016p344 | Endocrine tumours | ECE2008

Pituitary adenomas: the reality of Braga

Mota Filipe , Matos Catarina , Afonso Miguel , Almeida Rui , Marques Olinda

Introduction: There are limited data on the incidence and prevalence of pituitary adenomas (PA). Although classically considered rare, systematic assessments from autopsy and radiological studies have shown a prevalence of 17% in the general population.Objective: We describe the epidemiologic of PA in Braga, the third most populous district of Portugal (860 000 inhabitants, 2673 km2), over the last 20 years.Methods: We r...

ea0063p855 | Adrenal and Neuroendocrine Tumours 3 | ECE2019

Adrenal surgical series - radiologic-pathological correlation

Carvalho Ferreira Paulo , Castelo Diogo , Mota Filipe , Sanches Agostinho , Portugal Pedro

Introduction: Adrenal surgical series are scarce in the literature. We aim to present a single institution consecutive case series and to establish a radiologic-pathological correlation.Material and methods: A retrospective, observational and descriptive study was conducted by searching the Pathology database for surgically removed adrenal lesions. Cases were matched with the Imagiology database. Ultrasound, CT and MRI images were then reviewed by the sa...

ea0016p157 | Clinical cases | ECE2008

Giant prolactinoma: what is the best therapy?

Matos Ana Catarina , Mota Filipe , Marques Olinda , Almeida Rui , Alegria Carlos , Pardal Fernando

Giant prolactinomas are uncommon, with some individual case reports described in the literature, but with few series documenting treatment outcomes. They represent a therapeutic challenge, since restoring normoprolactinemia, eugonadism and reducing tumour size may not be realistic goals. Specific complications may also arise during treatment that change the initial management plans. The authors describe a case of a 28-year-old male with visual impairment and behavioural change...

ea0016p601 | Paediatric endocrinology | ECE2008

Prolactinomas in pediatric age

Matos Ana Catarina , Mota Filipe , Marques Olinda , Antunes Ana , Almeida Rui

Introduction: Prolactinomas are the most common pituitary adenomas in paediatric patients, except in the first decade of life, when ACTH secreting adenomas are more frequent.Objective: Analysis of clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic data of prolactinomas in paediatric age.Methods: Retrospective study of 15 patients whose symptoms began before 18 years of age.Results: In girls, secondary amenorrhea (58.3%) an...

ea0056p635 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2018

Subacute thyroiditis in association with psoriasis and behcet’s disease

Carvalho Ferreira Paulo , Maia Bruno , Marinho Antonio , Veloso Ana , Cunha Ivo , Leite Ines , Mota Filipe

Introduction: Subacute thyroiditis is usually a self-limited pathology, possibly of viral aetiology, defined by cervical pain and sometimes systemic symptoms. Its association with autoimmune diseases doesn’t seem to be more frequent than in the general population.Clinical case: Clinical findings of thyrotoxicosis with 3 weeks of evolution associated with anterior cervical pain and fever up to 38 °C. The patient presented with recurrent mouth so...

ea0063p1208 | Thyroid 3 | ECE2019

Thyroid uptake in PET-CT: IPO-porto consecutive case series

Ferreira Paulo Carvalho , Sampaio Ines Lucena , Violante Liliana Sobral , Teixeira Joao Pedro , Neves Joao Sergio , Gomes Vania Rodrigues , Mota Filipe , Duarte Hugo

Introduction: Positive radiotracer uptake by the thyroid gland can occur in PET-CT. It’s meaning has led to conflicting results mainly resulting from small studies.Objective: We aim to present a large single institution consecutive case series.Material and methods: Observational, descriptive and retrospective study of the PET-CT scans performed between the years 2000–2017. We searched the word thyroid in the computer imag...