Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0035p456 | Diabetes complications | ECE2014

Undiagnosed diabetes mellitus presenting as thrombosis of the portal venous system: case report

Kermaj Marjeta , Zeqja Anisa , Muco Ermira , Keri Denisa , Hoxha Violeta , Husi Gerond , Gjicali Enkelejda , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Thrombosis of the portal venous system is rare with the prevalence about 1% in the general population reported previously, difficult to diagnose and can be fatal. We report a case of previously-undiagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus presenting as portal venous system thrombosis and reviewed the pertinent medical literature.Case presentation: A 54-year-old white female was admitted to our hospital with 10 days history of vague...

ea0056ep90 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism | ECE2018

Psychosis because of alcohol abstinence in a diabetic subject

Kermaj Marjeta , Hoxha Edlira , Muco Ermira , Fureraj Thanas , Hoxha Violeta , Cakoni Ruden , Demaj Enalda , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Although psychiatric manifestations in the form of delirium, confusional states, and psychosis have been commonly reported in relation to hypoglycemia, association of hyperglycemia with psychiatric manifestations has been less commonly reported. Acute hyperglycemia is known to alter mood state and impairs cognitive performance in patients with diabetes mellitus. However, association of acute psychosis (in the absence of cognitive disturbances) with hyperglycemia ...

ea0081p119 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Spondylodiscitis after diagnostic lumbar puncture in a post COVID -19, diabetic patient

Kermaj Marjeta , Shehu Tea , Troshani Jona , Hoxha Violeta , Poshi Klodiana , Ylli Dorina , Kito Jonida , Muco Ermira , Ylli Agron

Background: During the COVID-19 outbreak, there are rising concerns about long-term complications of COVID-19. On the other hand, discitis is a rare neurologic diagnosis, often delayed or missed due to the rarity of the disease. Patients usually present at an average age of 69 years with a history of diabetes or with a systemic infection. The lumbar spine is the most frequent site of infection (54%), and the cervical is the least at 10%. This is a case of post-COVID-19, diabet...

ea0063p29 | Adrenal and Neuroendocrine Tumours 1 | ECE2019

Pheocromocytoma, newly diagnosed during pregnancy in a subject with neurofibromatosis type 1: A case report and review of literature

Kermaj Marjeta , Isufi Alma , Misja Adriana , Hoxha Violeta , Fureraj Thanas , Muco Ermira , Guni Mirjeta , Resuli Klotilda , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Pheocromocytoma, is a rare cause of hypertension diagnosed during pregnancy, with a prevalence 0.002%, due to its non-specific presentation and difficulty to distinguish its hypertension from other clinical conditions during pregnancy. Early diagnosis and appropriate treatment have a great impact on maternal and fetal mortality. Pheocromocytoma is sporadic in the majority of cases, but up to 25% may be syndrome-associated.Case report: We re...

ea0063p700 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology 2 | ECE2019

Severe hyponatremia caused by secondary adrenal insufficiency in a patient with central diabetes insipidus: A case report

Kermaj Marjeta , Celo Eni , Fureraj Thanas , Hoxha Violeta , Muco Ermira , Kapia Mariola , Zaimi Irsa , Shkurti Adela , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Hyponatremia is a common electrolyte disturbance in clinical practice, and is considered severe when Na+<125 mEq/L. In most patients, is caused by a single cause but, in selected cases, there are multiple factors that contribute together. Drugs are a common cause of electrolytes abnormalities and a careful drug history is important especially the interaction between them.Case report: We report the case of a 60-year-old male patient who ...

ea0049ep765 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2017

Chronic hyponatremia caused by Thiazide diuretic: A case report

Kermaj Marjeta , Ylli Dorina , Zeqja Anisa , Hoxha Violeta , Fureraj Thanas , Sanxhaku Renta , Muco Ermira , Shkurta Adela , Demaj Enalda , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Hyponatremia (defined as a serum sodium level <135 mmol/l), is seen in in 15–30% in hospital setting, especially in intensive care units. Certain drugs (e.g.Thiazides diuretics) used in everyday clinical practice, may induce hyponatremia, more frequently in elder women.Case report: A 76-year-old woman presented at emergency unit with complaints: physical weakness, nausea, vomiting, extreme fatigue and abdominal pain. She was under ...

ea0041ep276 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2016

The importance of early detection of Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN): a case report

Kermaj Marjeta , Ylli Dorina , Babameto Anila , Zeqja Anisa , Fureraj Thanas , Muco Ermira , Demaj Enalda , Guni Mirjeta , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN) is a form of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD) a rare inherited disorder (estimated prevalence 1:20 000 to 1:50 000) characterized by the accumulation of very long chain fatty acids (VLCFA) and affects mainly the nervous system white matter and the adrenal cortex and nearly 100% penetrance in males. Widely varying phenotypes and prognoses often co-occur in a single kindred.Methods: We report a case diagnosed ...

ea0056p260 | Calcium &amp; Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2018

Atypical Parathyroid adenoma in a young individual, presented with nephrocalcinosis

Kermaj Marjeta , Cadri Vilma , Cakoni Ruden , Ylli Dorina , Fureraj Thanas , Hoxha Edlira , Muco Ermira , Zeqja Anisa , Yll Agron

Introduction: Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is a rare disorder among young adults. Classic manifestations of PHPT, such as nephrocalcinosis, nephrolithiasis, are rarely seen today.Case report: We refer the case of a young male, 25 years old, presented in emergency unit with: headaches, lumbago, epigastric pain, weight loss (5 kg during six last months), polydipsia-polyuria. Medical history: He has been diagnosed with nephrolithiasis and gastritis a ...

ea0070aep358 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

The trio of severe hypertriglyceridemia, acute pancreatitis and diabetic ketoacidosisin a young subject not known before with diabetes. A case report

Kermaj Marjeta , Fureraj Thanas , Hoxha Violeta , Poshi Klodiana , Ylli Dorina , Haxhiraj Adela , Elezi Edlira , Muco Ermira , Kapia Mariola , Guni Mirjeta , Ylli Agron

Introduction: The trio of severe hypertriglyceridemia, acute pancreatitis and diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a rare occurrence. Previous cases have presented DKA as the initial factor, contributing to subsequent hypertriglyceridemia and pancreatitis. Moderate hypertriglyceridemia is commonly observed in DKA but severe hypertriglyceridemia is very rarely reported.Case report: We report a case, male 29 years old, diagnosed with hypertriglyceridemia 3 years...