Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep65 | Adrenal cortex (to include Cushing's) | ECE2016

Schmidt’s syndrome – case report

Puca Entela , Olldashi Blertina , Lumi Ema , Bitri Sonila , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type II (PGA-II) or Schmidt’s syndrome is a very rare autoimmune disorder and difficult to diagnose because the symptoms of this syndrome depends on the gland which gets involved first. Approximately 14–20 people per million population are affected by polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type II. It is characterised by the obligatory occurrence of autoimmune Addison’s disease in combination with thyroid autoimmune dis...

ea0041ep1076 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2016

Secondary hypothyroidism and the tarsal tunnel syndrome

Dyrmishi Blertina , Olldashi Taulant , Borici Neritan , Fureraj Thanas , Ylli Agron

Clinical Case: We referred one case with primary hypothyroidism and tarsal tunnel syndrome. The boy 11 6/12 years old was presents in our clinic with fatigue, obesity, difficulty during walking, low performance in school, hyposthenia and dementia. His weight was 48 kg +3.8 DS; height 153 cm +2 DS; the patient has bilateral symptoms of the tarsal tunnel syndrome and his foot symptom was aggravated by walking. The hormonal values were: TSH 2.3 mUI/ml (0.35–4.04); FT4 0.54 n...

ea0037ep63 | Adrenal cortex | ECE2015

Salivary cortisol values among nurses at Pathology and Emergency Department

Dyrmishi Blertina , Olldashi Taulant , Kolici Emirvina , Ylli Zamira , Ylli Agron

Aim: To see the difference between salivary cortisol values and correlation with the work stress.Methods: The salivary and serum cortisol values were analysed in two groups of nurses, six nurses in the Emergency Department and six nurses in the Pathology Department at our hospital, three females and three males for each group. The samples were taken before beginning the work and after finishing the work. The cases respected all the rules for salivary tes...

ea0070ep77 | Bone and Calcium | ECE2020

Over-supplementation of vitamin D in a patient with unknown primary hyperparathyroidism

Dyrmishi Blertina , Olldashi Taulant , Lumi Ema , Puca Entela , Pilaca Arben

Background: Primary hyperparathyroidism is more prevalent in women and sometimes the patients are without clinical signs. Parathyroid disorders aren’t uncommon in the general population.Clinical case: A woman 68-year-old was present to the ambulatory visit with multiple joint pains and generalized weakness, constipation and weigh loss since 1 year ago. She hadn’t any history of fever, anorexia, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. She refered that s...

ea0056p416 | Diabetes complications | ECE2018

Comparitive angiographic profile in diabetic and non-diabetic patient (retrospective study)

Dyrmishi Blertina , Olldashi Taulant , Lumi Ema , Puca Entela , YLLI Dorina

Background: Diabetes is one of the risk factor for coronary disease. Patient with diabetes have a increased prevalence and incidence of coronary vessels disease compare with the people without diabetes in the general population.Aim and objectives: To compare the study of angiographic coronary results in the patient with and without diabetes.Materials and methods: 172 pacients; 66 with diabetes and 106 without diabetes was admitted ...

ea0056p801 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2018

Gonadotroph pituitary macroadenoma inducing ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome

Dyrmishi Blertina , Olldashi Taulant , Puca Entela , Lumi Ema , Ylli Dorina

Case report: We report a young woman with ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome (OHSS), headache, visual field defect and pituitary macro adenoma. The patient was treated about four years ago as pituitary PRL-secreting adenoma with carbergoline. The evaluation of other hormones FSH, LH and Estradiol values wasn’t done. The patient presented to our hospital with abdominal pain and headaches and amenohrrea. The pregnancy test was negative and pelcic ultrasound demonstrated enl...

ea0049ep2 | Adrenal cortex (to include Cushing's) | ECE2017

The correlation of salivary cortisol values with serum cortisol values

Dyrmishi Blertina , Olldashi Taulant , Lumi Ema , Puca Entela , Kolici Emirvina , Ylli Dorina , Fureraj Thanas

Aim: The aim of the study was to evaluate the correlation between salivary and serum cortisol values to the healthy people and patients with Cushing’s syndrome.Methods: 33 cases: 21 healthy people aged 22 to 53 years old; 12 patients with Cushing’s syndrome values were included to our study. All the participiants of control group were healthy without known disease. Two samples of salivary and serum cortisol was taken to all the participiants of...

ea0049ep1370 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

The role of preoperative serum thyroglobulin values in the diagnosis of differentiated thyroid cancer

Dyrmishi Blertina , Olldashi Taulant , Lumi Ema , Puca Entela , Ylli Dorina , Ikonomi Majlinda , Fureraj Thanas

Introduction: Thyroglobulin (TG) is the most important protein produced by the thyroid. TG is considered a reliable marker of recurrent disease in patient with differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC). Before surgery, high serum TG values may be due to an abnormally large thyroid, excessive thyroid stimulation, or physical damage to thyroid etc.Methods: We evaluated in the retrospective study 20 patients (mean age 49.6±12 S.D., range fr...

ea0049ep1470 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

Thyroid nodule size and the risk of malignancy

Puca Entela , Lumi Ema , Olldashi Blertina , Bitri Sonila , Ylli Dorina , Ylli Agron , Puca Edmond

Introduction: Thyroid nodule size is routinely assessed and has been a cause for concern, if it is a carcinoma or not.Aim: Our aim was to evaluate the relationship between thyroid nodule size and cancer risk. It was a retrospective analysis of 386 patients with thyroid nodules who referred to surgery in our hospital from January 2011 to March 2016. Patient’s demographic data, nodules size, and final pathology were recorded. All data were analyses us...

ea0041ep79 | Adrenal cortex (to include Cushing's) | ECE2016

Large bilateral adrenal metastatic melanoma

Dyrmishi Blertina , Olldashi Taulant , Rista Elvana , Hoxha Eneida , Puca Entela , Fureraj Thanas , Ylli Agron

Background: Adrenal metastatic melanoma can be found in up to 50% of patients with melanomas. These tumors are not hormone-secreting, and they usually present with locally advanced disease.The case: We report on the presence of a bilateral massive metastatic adrenal melanoma in a 56-year old woman with the initial clinical diagnosis of bilateral adrenal cyst or hemorrhage, and chronic adrenal failure. The patient underwent surgery one month before the ad...