Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0035p635 | Female reproduction | ECE2014

Thyroid disorders in young females with polycystic ovary syndrome: is thyroid volume associated with serum IGF1 level?

Polat Sefika Burcak , Oguz Oguzhan , Sacikara Muhammed , Cuhaci Neslihan , Evranos Berna , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Background: PCOS is one of the most common disorders affecting at least 5–10% of women of reproductive age. Increased prevalance of autoimmune thyroiditis and goiter were reported in PCOS patients. This study investigated the prevalance of hypothyroidism, thyroid autoimmunity, ultrasonographic features and presence of nodules in PCOS patients and compare them with the control group. We also aimed to detect correlation of thyroid volume (TV) with serum IGF1 levels in patie...

ea0032p245 | Clinical case reports – Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2013

Ectopic acth dependent Cushing syndrome diagnosed with octreotide scan

Onal Eda Demir , Oguz Oguzhan , Polat Burcak , Kandemir Zuhal , Karaoglanoglu Nurettin , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Ectopic secretion of corticotropin(ACTH) by nonpituitary tumors accounts for 10–15% of ACTH dependent Cushing’s syndrome (CS). Generally it is difficult to localize the ACTH secreting tumor by conventional imaging methods because these tumors are often small in size. Here we present a case of ectopic ACTH syndrome diagnosed with octreotide scan.Case: A 26-year-old male patient presented with moon face, purplish striae, supraclavicular fat pads ...