Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0090ep283 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2023

Prevalence of malnutrition in elderly patients with diabetes mellitus in the hospital settings

Missaoui Abdel Mouhaymen , Charfi Nadia , Soomauroo Siddiqa , Belabed Wafa , Majdoub Nabila Rekik , Abid Mohamed

Objective: To estimate the prevalence of malnutrition in elderly patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) in hospital settings.Patients and Methods: A retrospective descriptive study of 55 patients over 65 years of age who were hospitalized in the Endocrinology Department. The diagnosis of malnutrition was established according to the criteria proposed by the HAS 2021.Results: The mean age of the elderly included was 71.4±6.6 years ...

ea0063gp29 | Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease | ECE2019

Systematic screening of masked hypertension in normotensive type 2 diabetic patients

Ghorbel Dorra , Hadjkacem Faten , Triki Faten , Mnif Mouna , Charfi Nadia , Rekik Nabila , Kammoun Samir , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: Masked hypertension (MH) is a relatively recent description leading to a similar cardiovascular risk as permanent hypertension. Masked hypertension is more common among diabetic patients.Methods: This was a case-control study. We performed 24-hour ambulatory BP in 53 type 2 diabetic patients normotensive in clinical measurement. We compared both Masked Hypertension and Normotensive groups according to clinical/laboratory parameters and targ...

ea0063p1058 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology 3 | ECE2019

Pituitary apoplexy: diagnosis, management and outcome in 44 patients

Gargouri Imen , Hadjkacem Faten , Mnif Mouna , Walha Mohamed , Rekik Nabila , Charfi Nadia , Ayadi Fatma , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: Pituitary apoplexy (PA) is a rare incident defined by the occurrence of necrosis and/or haemorrhage of the pituitary gland. PA is a clinical syndrome characterized by the sudden onset of headache, vomiting, visual impairment and decreased consciousness in some cases. The objectives of our study are to describe its clinical, biological and imaging features as well as the management of PA in the region of Sfax.Patients and methods: It is a re...

ea0063ep20 | Adrenal and Neuroendocrine Tumours | ECE2019

Adrenocortical carcinoma: epidemiological, clinical and paraclinical profile: about 4 cases

Mnif Fatma , Elleuch Mouna , Sahnoun Randa , Saafi Wiem , Mnif Mouna , Charfi Nedia , Rekik Nabila , Abud Mohamed

Introduction: The adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a primary malignant tumor developed in depends of the adrenal cortex, defined by a Weiss score ≥3. Despite the therapeutic progress, its prognosis is still severe.Patients and methods: This retrospective descriptive study evaluated 4 patients with adrenal corticosteroid followed in the endocrinology department of Sfax - Tunisia between 2010 and 2018.Results: There were 3 wom...

ea0063ep102 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2019

Thyrotropin-producing pituitary adenoma: 3 case reports

Hadjkacem Faten , Gargouri Imen , Bensalah Dhouha , Neifar Manel , Boujelben Khouloud , Charfi Nadia , Rekik Nabila , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: Thyrotropin-secreting pituitary adenomas represent less than 1% of all pituitary adenomas. Usually, patients present mild or moderate signs of hyperthyroidism and Hormonal evaluation shows increased free thyroid hormone concentration with detectable, normal or increased serum thyrotropin (TSH) level. Herein we report three cases of thyrotropin adenomas with particular clinical and biological features.Observations: Three patients, aged 25 38...

ea0049ep335 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2017

An usual cause of post operative hypocalcemia

Mnif Fatma , Safi Wajdi , Rekik Nabila , Mrabet Houcem , Elfekih Hamza , Charfi Nadia , Mnif Mouna , Abid Mohammed

Introduction: The otorhinolaryngologist can be confronted to multiple surprises after a thyroid surgeryCase description: We report the case of a 48 year-old woman admitted with post operative hypocalcaemia (after thyroidectomy?). The patient has a history of hypothyroidism since 5 years. She then presented a cervical swelling. The ultra-sound confirmed the presence of a suspicious thyroid nodule measuring 4 cm. A thyroidectomy was then conducted. Post op...

ea0056p1088 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2018

Dysthyroidism and chromosomal aberrations

Ghorbel Dorra , Mnif Fatma , Chebbi Donia , Salah Dhouha Ben , Rekik Nabila , Abid Mohamed

Introduction: Dysthyroidism is not uncommon during chromosomal aberrations. The objective of this work is to study the characteristics of this association at the epidemiological and clinical levels.Methods: This is a retrospective study of 27 cases of patients with trisomy 21 chromosomal abnormalities (6 cases), klinefelter syndrome (4 cases) and Turner syndrome (17 cases) genetically confirmed, collected at endocrinology service at Sfax University Hospi...

ea0099ep744 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2024

Unlocking the metabolic mysteries: exploring metabolic syndrome in primary aldosteronism

Soomauroo Siddiqa , Hadjkacem Faten , Missaoui Abdelmuhaymen , Maalej Souhir , Mnif Mouna , Abid Mohamed , Rekik Nabila

Introduction: Primary aldosteronism (PA) is associated with increased prevalence of metabolic disorders such as impaired glucose and lipid metabolism and insulin resistance. Individuals with PA have an increased risk of cardiovascular events. The aim of this study is to determine the characteristics of metabolic syndrome (MS) in patients with PA.Patients and methods: Retrospective study concerning 40 patients with PA over the period of 10 years from Janu...

ea0099ep755 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2024

Allgrove syndrome: a case report

Mezghani Ines , Rim Marrakchi , Faten Hadjkacem , Mariem Boudaya , Kamel Jammoussi , Nabila Rekik , Mohamed Abid , Mouna Turki

Introduction: Allgrove syndrome or Triple A (3A) syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disease characterized by alacrima, esophageal achalasia and adrenocorticotropic hormone-resistant adrenal insufficiency.Observation: A 3-year-old and 9 months patient, from a consanguineous marriage, consulted for melanoderma, with family history: sisters with an heterozygous mutation of the AAAS gene, two paternal cousins, 5 years and 22 years, followed for autism an...

ea0099ep801 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2024

Ramadan fasting prohibition among muslim individuals with diabetes: exploring cultural impacts on self-esteem

Mouhaymen Missaoui Abdel , Mnif Fatma , Soomauroo Siddiqa , Maalej Souhir , Khochteli Rihab , Abid Mohamed , Rekik Nabila

Background and Aim: Besides its religious aspect, Ramadan Fasting (RF) represents a significant cultural affirmation practice for Muslim patients with diabetes. Despite the health risks related to this ritual, many Muslims with diabetes continue to fast against medical advice. This study aims to analyze the effect of RF contraindication on the self-esteem of Muslim patients with diabetes.Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study involving 25 Muslim p...