Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081ep752 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Clinical presentation of non-functioning pituitary tumors: the experience at a tertiary care hospital in Portugal

Ines Alexandre Maria , Gomes Ana , Nobre Ema Lacerda , Marques Pedro , Bugalho Maria Joao

Introduction: Clinically non-functioning pituitary tumors (NFPTs) lack clinical or biochemical evidence of pituitary hormone excess. Their clinical presentation is heterogeneous, including mass effect-related symptoms and/or hypopituitarism, or even no symptoms in incidentally-detected NFPTs. We aimed to evaluate the clinical presentation spectrum of NFPTs in a cohort of patients managed at our hospital.Methods: Clinical, demographic, biochemical and ima...

ea0016p305 | Endocrine tumours | ECE2008

A rare case of hiperandrogenism bilateral Leydig cell tumor of the ovary

Marcelino Mafalda , Nobre Ema Lacerda , Conceicao Joao , Carvalho Arlindo , Horta Ana Paula , Jacome de Castro Joao

Background: The androgen-secreting tumors constitute fewer than 1% of ovarian tumors. Leydig cell tumor is one of the most common of this type of lesion and it is usually benign, small and unilateral.Case report: A 67-year-old women was referred to the Endocrine clinic due to hirsutism (score 22 Ferriman–Gallwey) and male type alopecia with 3 years of evolution and progressive worsening. Biochemically she had high levels of serum testosterone –...

ea0014p29 | (1) | ECE2007

Quality of care in a diabetic outpatient clinic

Nobre Ema Lacerda , Chambel Paula , Domingues Andreia , da Silva Marlene Paes , Jorge Zulmira , Santos Valentim , Raimundo Joaquim , de Castro João Jácome

Background and aims: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus affects a growing number of people allover the world. It is associated with serious complications. Several studies have shown that it is possible to prevent and minimize type 2 diabetes complications if it is treated appropriately over time. In our Hospital there is, since 1998, an outpatient clinics of diabetes. This study aimed to determine the quality of care provided to diabetic patients in our institution.<p class="abstext...

ea0014p295 | (1) | ECE2007

Fine needle aspiration biopsy of the thyroid. Cytohistologic correlation: experience in a central military hospital

Nobre Ema Lacerda , Vilar Helena , Jorge Zulmira , Marcelino Mafalda , André Saudade , Guerra Paulo , Lopes Carlos , de Castro João Jácome

Background and aims: Thyroid nodular disease (TND) is a common condition in the general population. Malignant nodules occur in 5% of patients with thyroid nodules. Fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) is considered to be the most reliable method of differentiating benign and malignant thyroid nodules. The purpose of this study was to assess the accuracy of FNABs performed in our Hospital.Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of patient...