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ea0075p05 | Pituitary and neuroendocrinology | EYES2021

A rare case of gonadotroph adenoma in a young woman

Veleno Miriam , Maggio Ettore , Morgante Cesare , Novizio Roberto , Laura Leo Maria , Policola Caterina , Locantore Pietro , Pontecorvi Alfredo

Background: Functioning gonadotroph adenomas (GA) account for 20 to 25% of all pituitary adenomas. Clinical presentation consists in multiple ovarian follicles and cysts, higher estradiol level and endometrial hyperplasia. The treatment of choice is transphenoidal tumor resection.Case Presentation: A 40 year old woman presented with abdominal pain and menstrual cycle dysfunctions. Hormonal evaluation showed: FSH:13.8 mU/ml, estradiol:1549 pg/ml, PRL:81.7...

ea0035p655 | Female reproduction | ECE2014

Dietetic Therapy aimed to restart menstrual period in patients affected by anorexia nervosa in weight recovery

Policola Caterina , Musca Tania , Cefalo Chiara Maria Assunta , Siciliano Ludovico Luca , Lassandro Anna Pia , Meniconi Paola , Miggiano Giacinto Abele Donato , Casa Silvia Della

Anorexia Nervosa (AN) is a severe eating disorder characterized by significantly low body weight and fear of gaining weight. Amenorrhea is a very frequent feature in AN and it could persist after normalization of BMI. A well-represented fat mass and an adequate body composition (BC) are necessary for resumption of periods. Patients affected by AN, although in the remission phase, fear of becoming fat and refuse to gain weight. In our study we evaluated the effect of a normocal...

ea0032p4 | Adrenal cortex | ECE2013

Long-term follow-up in adrenal incidentalomas: an Italian Multicentre Study

Morelli Valentina , Reimondo Giuseppe , Giordano Roberta , Casa Silvia Della , Muscogiuri Giovanna , Policola Caterina , Salcuni Antonio Stefano , Dolci Alessia , Beltrami Giulia , Palmieri Serena , Scillitani Alfredo , Arosio Maura , Ambrosi Bruno , Ghigo Ezio , Beck-Peccoz Paolo , Chiodini Iacopo , Terzolo Massimo

Introduction: The need of a long-term follow-up in adrenal incidentalomas (AI) is debated and data on cardiovascular events (CVE) are lacking.Methods: In this retrospective study all patients referred to seven Italian Endocrine Centers for AI, without signs of hypercortisolism at baseline and with a ≥5 years follow-up (80.7±30 months, range 60–286), were enrolled. From 171 patients (121 F) aged 59.5±10.2 years (range 25–79) the ...