Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037gp.23.04 | Thyroid – diagnosis | ECE2015

Impact of antithrombotic and/or anticoagulant treatment in cytological results of thyroid fine-needle biopsy

Molina Carlos Arana , Cuadro Alberto Torres , Rivera Natividad Gonzalez , Garcia Clara Garcia , Jimenez Virginia Hernando , Ojeda Luna Florencio , Hernandez Tomas Martin

Introduction: Fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) of the thyroid gland is an accurate diagnostic test used routinely in the initial evaluation of nodular thyroid disease. A sizeable subset of patients are found to be taking antithrombotic and/or anticoagulant (AT/AC) medications. This creates a dilemma for the endocrinologist, who must weigh the risk of withholding these medications (and the associated potential benefit of diagnosis) against the perceived increased risk of ia...

ea0063p747 | Thyroid 2 | ECE2019

Patient with graves disease and antithyroid drugs allergy: when endocrinology becomes an art

Navarro Irene Gonzalez , Lopez Maria Lainez , Valverde Maria Eugenia Lopez , Ojeda Luna Florencio , Lloclla Eyvee Arturo Cuellar , Ortega Pilar Rodriguez , Manzanares Rossanna Cordova , Martin Manuel , Mayorga Eloisa Roldan , Perez Isabel Rebollo

Introduction: First treatment in Graves’ disease consists in the administration of antithyroid drugs. The most common side effect is a rash, which affects about 5% patients and clears up if the drug is stopped. The other drug may then be used. The intolerance to both drugs is very rare, but in this situation early radioactive iodine or surgery may be the answer.Case report: Woman of 61 years old who developed primary hyperthiroidism, with levels of ...