Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep521 | Diabetes (complications & therapy) | ECE2015

Sexual functioning and distress in types 1 and 2 diabetic women: a two-centres experience

Dimitropoulos Konstantinos , Tzortzis Vassilios , Vassiliou Agathi , Mparmpa Eleftheria , Mpristianou Magdalini , Bargiota Alexandra

Introduction: A high prevalence of sexual disorders has been observed in women with types 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). Here we present 4 years, two-center results of the study of disorders of female sexual functioning in female patients with diabetes.Materials and methods: During the time period 2011–2014, female DM patients and healthy controls were enrolled according to the protocol inclusion criteria. The FSFI, FSDS, and GHQ-28 questionnaires ...

ea0070ep395 | Reproductive and Developmental Endocrinology | ECE2020

Leydig cell tumor of the ovary: a rare cause of postmenopausal virilization

Sakali Anastasia-Konstantina , Thoda Pinelopi , Pappa Dimitra , Mparmpa Eleftheria , Georgiou Eleni , Gountios Ioannis , Bargiota Alexandra

Introduction: Postmenopausal virilization with acute onset and rapid progression requires a thorough investigation for the presence of adrenal or ovarian tumor. We present here a challenging case of a radiologically not visible and rare androgen-hypersecreting ovarian tumor.Case report: A 71-year old postmenopausal woman presented to our department for the investigation of terminal hair growth, of recent onset and rapid progression, on the upper lip, chi...

ea0037ep526 | Diabetes (complications & therapy) | ECE2015

Bone mineral density in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus by DEXA and QCT

Mparmpa Eleftheria , Karamagiolis Spyros , Tigas Stelios , Navrozidou Parthena , Vlychou Marianna , Fezoulidis Ioannis , Koukoulis Georgios N , Bargiota Alexandra

Introduction: Type 1 DM (T1DM) has been associated with low bone mineral density (BMD) measured by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) but not with quantitative computed tomography (QCT). QCT provides a three-dimensional image and measures bone’s volume directly as density, independent of the surrounding tissues. The purpose of this study was to evaluate BMD in patients with T1DM using DEXA and QCT.Methods/design: We studied 81 patients with T1D...

ea0037ep528 | Diabetes (complications & therapy) | ECE2015

Sex steroids levels and body composition in male patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Mparmpa Eleftheria , Karamagiolis Spyros , Tigas Stelios , Navrozidou Parthena , Vlychou Marianna , Fezoulidis Ioannis , Koukoulis Georgios N , Bargiota Alexandra

Introduction: Limited data exists regarding testosterone levels in type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). The objective of this study was to evaluate serum sex steroids levels and body composition using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry method (DEXA) in male patients with T1DM.Methods/design: We studied 36 male patients with T1DM (group D) (age: 35.3+11.66, years) and 35 healthy control (group C) matched for age, sex, and BMI. In both groups waist circumference...

ea0073aep127 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2021

Large parathyroid adenomas: unusual clinical characteristics

Anastasia-Konstantina Sakali , Bagias Christos , Thoda Pinelopi , Mparmpa Eleftheria , Pappa Dimitra , Georgiou Eleni , Gountios Ioannis , Tigas Stelios , Bargiota Alexandra

IntroductionThe differential diagnosis between benign and malignant parathyroid neoplasms may be challenging and should always be based on clinical and histological criteria. We are presenting a case series of three patients with clinical, biochemical and imaging findings supporting the presence of a malignant neoplasm but histological findings confirming the diagnosis of a parathyroid adenoma.Case 1A 24-year...

ea0073aep379 | Endocrine-Related Cancer | ECE2021

Ectopic cushing’s syndrome due to an acinic type parotid carcinoma

Zerva Dimitra , Pappa Dimitra , Mparmpa Eleftheria , Anastasia –Κonstantina Sakali , Thoda Pinelopi , Georgiou Eleni , Gountios Ioannis , Alexandra Bargiota

IntroductionEctopic Cushing’s syndrome(ECS) is responsible for 15–20% of all cases of ACTH dependent Cushing’s syndrome. We present here a very rare case of ECS due to an acinic parotid carcinoma (ACC).PresentationA 44 year old woman with a medical history of metastatic ACC parotid carcinoma and type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), referred to our department, due to cushingoid features, progressive...