Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081ep386 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Predictive factors of postoperative septic complications after flexible ureteroscopy for urinary stones

Jasser Maatougui , Mehdi Raboudi , Besrour Chayma , Haroun Ouertani , Samir Ghozzi

Introduction: The recent advent of flexible ureteroscopy made endoscopic approach to kidney and proximal ureteral calculi evolve to a real effective procedure. However, this technique is not free of postoperative complications. The aim this study was to assess the predictive factors of septic postoperative complications following flexible ureteroscopy for upper urinary tract stones.Methods: This is a descriptive retrospective study concerning 92 patients...

ea0081ep488 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Salvage nephrectomy for a severe acute emphysematous pyelonephritis with septic shock: a case report

Jasser Maatougui , Mehdi Raboudi , Besrour Chayma , Haroun Ouertani , Samir Ghozzi

Introduction: Emphysematous pyelonephritis is associated with high mortality rate. It is seen in patients with a long-standing diabetes. We report a case of a women presenting a septic shock following a severe acute right emphysematous pyelonephritis and requiring salvage nephrectomy.Case report: A 52-year-old female presented fever with right flank pain. She had a long history of uncontrolled diabetes. Physical examination revealed a with high fever (39...

ea0081ep490 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Association between severe COVID-19 pneumonia and characteristics of type 2 diabetes patients

Lajili Olfa , Chadia Zouaoui , Rachdi Rim , Najla Bchir , Ouertani Haroun

Introduction: COVID-19 caused by SARS-COV-2 infection can lead to multi-organ injuries and significant mortality in severe and critical patients, especially among those individuals with type 2 diabetes. The aim of our study was to assess associations between severe COVID-19 pneumonia and clinical and biological characteristics of patients with type 2 diabetes.Methods: This was a retrospective and descriptive study including 40 Tunisians patients hospital...

ea0081ep612 | Endocrine-Related Cancer | ECE2022

Renal cell carcinoma revealed by acute adrenal insufficiency

Abadlia Salma , Najla Bchir , Chadia Zouaoui , Raddadi Sarra , Ouertani Haroun

Introduction: Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the most common type of malignant renal tumors in adults. It is often difficult to detect it precociously since early-stage renal tumors are usually asymptomatic and non-palpable. We report a case of RCC revealed by acute adrenal insufficiency (AAI).Case report: Mr. A.B, 46 years old, 30 pack-year smoker, with a medical history of gout treated with Allopurinol, was admitted to our department for acute adrenal i...

ea0070ep28 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2020

Conn’s adenoma in post-partum

Besrour Chayma , Chadia Zouaoui , Amel Jaidane , Haroun Ouertani

Introduction: Primary hyperaldosteronism is the first cause of secondary hypertension during pregnancy. The diagnosis is too difficult due to the changes in the renin angiotensin system.Observation: We report the case of a 37 years old women with a history of pre-eclampsia during her pregnancy who consulted the emergency 20 days after delivery for severe hypertension (23/11) and severe hypokalemia (2.2 mmol/l ) resistant to intravenous treatment. The ald...

ea0070ep309 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

Functional gonadotroph adenoma

Besrour Chayma , Chadia Zouaoui , Amel Jaidane , Haroun Ouertani

Introduction: The pituitary adenoma is the most frequent begnin pituitary tumor. They are labeled based on their size, tumors smaller than 1 cm called microadenomas and tumors bigger than 1 cm called macroadenomas. Moreover, they can be functional or non functional. Among the functional ones, gonadotroph adenomas represent 15 to 20%.ObservationWe report the case of a 27 years old women, who consulted for secondary amenorrhea for 1 ...

ea0070ep476 | Thyroid | ECE2020

Inaugural cardiothyreosis

Besrour Chayma , Chadia Zouaoui , Amel Jaidane , Haroun Ouertani

Introduction: Cardiothyreosis or thyrotoxic heart disease is the most dangerous complication of hyperthyroidism. This rare complication can be revealing and occurs mostly to fragile patients ; eldery or individuals with preexisting cardiac troubles.Observation: We report the case of a 59 years old male without medical history, who consulted the emergency for dyspnea and palpitations due to atrial fibrillation ( ACFA ) not well tolerated with both respira...

ea0056p1013 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2018

Assessment of radioiodine treatment for hyperthyroidism

El Feleh Emna , Mahjoubi Sana , Sellem Ali , Ouertani Haroun

Introduction: Hyperthyroidism owing to Graves’ disease or toxic nodular goiter is a common condition seen in clinical practice. The available modes of therapy are antithyroid drugs, surgery and radioiodine (RAI) therapy. Radioiodine is an effective, safe and relatively inexpensive form of therapy in patients suffering from hyperthyroidism. The aim of our study is to assess the effectiveness of radioactive iodine (RAI) treatment in patients with hyperthyroidism.<p clas...

ea0056p1015 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2018

An eleven–year–old girl presenting with Graves’ ophtalmopathy

Belaid Rym , Jaidane Amel , Oueslati Insaf , Zouaoui Chadia , Ouertani Haroun

Introduction: Graves’ ophthalmopathy (GO) is an autoimmune disorder affecting the retro-orbital tissues. It represents the main extra- thyroidal expression of Graves’ disease (GD). In children, GO is less common and less severe than in adults. Herein we report a case of GO in a child.Case report: An 11-year-old girl with family history of autoimmune thyroid disease was referred to our department for evaluation of suspected hyperthyroidism. She ...

ea0056p1118 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2018

Mixed medullary–papillary carcinoma of the thyroid: a case report

Belaid Rym , Jaidane Amel , Oueslati Insaf , Zouaoui Chadia , Ouertani Haroun

Introduction: The coexistence of two types of tumors of different origins in the same thyroid is a rare phenomenon. Its etiopathogenesis remains unknown. We report the case of a mixed papillary and medullary carcinoma of the thyroid revealed by a compressive goiter.Case report: A 70-year old woman with a history of right lobo-isthmusectomy for a toxic solitary adenoma, presented 30 years later with a chief complaint of a cervical mass accompanied by diff...