Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0032p710 | Neuroendocrinology | ECE2013

Adulthood germ cell tumor: a case report

Menezes Nunes Joana , Rodrigues Elisabete , Pereira Josue , Portugal Raquel , Castro Ligia , Bernardes Irene , Osorio Ligia , Faria Olinda , Carvalho Davide

Introduction: Germ cell tumors (GCTs) are classified as extragonadal if there is no evidence of a primary tumor in the gonads. They typically occur in the midline structures. Newly diagnosed adult cases of pituitary or pineal glands germinomas are very rare since most of the cases are diagnosed in the mid teens, presenting 14:1, on behalf of the male gender. The estimated incidence of this tumor in western countries is between 0.4–3.4%, being more frequent in the Asia.</p...

ea0070ep385 | Reproductive and Developmental Endocrinology | ECE2020

Hyperandrogenism caused by a leydig cell tumor of the ovary: A case report

Mendonça Fernando , Souto Selma , Magalhães Daniela , Fernandes Ana Sofia , Coelho Ana Rita , Portugal Raquel , Falcão Vera , Tavares Sara , Beires Jorge , Carvalho Davide

Introduction: Leydig stromal cell tumors are a subtype of steroid tumors that make up to less than 0.1% of the ovarian tumors. These neoplasms can affect women from all ages but are more frequent after menopause, being usually unilateral, benign and small sized. In around 75% of cases, these tumors produce androgenic hormones, causing oligomenorrhea and virilization.Case report: A 39-year-old woman, nulligravid, with complains regarding androgenic alopec...