Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep211 | Bone & Osteoporosis | ECE2017

Bisphosphonate related osteonecrosis of the jaw: risk factors: a case report

Young Pablo , Elias Natalia , Rella Noelia , Moran Marcela , Curria Marina

Introduction: Bisphosphonates (BP) have been employed for many years and have demonstrated an excellent safety profile. Nevertheless, severe osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) have been described in patients with bone metastases that were treated with BP for many years.Case: A 72 year old female with breast cancer and bone metastases treated with quadrantectomy, axillary lymph node dissection, radiotherapy, tamoxifen and pamidronate 90 mg/month. Two years la...

ea0049ep1237 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

Asymptomatic riedel thyroiditis presented in a patient with thyroid storm and polyglandular autoimmune disease

Garcia Maria Laura , Artola Yamila Martinez , Endelman Marta , Mayoni Sabrina , Garcia Daniel Santiago , Rella Noelia

Riedel Thyroiditis is a rare form of infiltrative and fibrotic disease of the thyroid that is characterized by compressive symptoms resulting from a rapidly enlarging goiter. The association with Graves Thyroiditis and autoimmune diseases is very rare. The aim of this presentation is to report a patient with asymptomatic Riedel Thyroiditis associated with Thyroid Storm and Polyglandular Autoimmune Disease. A 54-year-old female patient with recent diagnosis of Grave’s Dise...

ea0049ep1251 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

The challenge of diagnosing thyroid storm: a comparison of the Japanese Thyroid Association Criteria to de Burch Wartofsky Point Scale

Garcia Maria Laura , Szuman Gabriela , Scoscia Maria Florencia , Bacigaluppi Susana , Panebianco Maria Victoria , Rella Noelia

Thyroid storm (TS) is a rare and life threatening condition that requires a prompt recognition and treatment. The clinical features may overlap with other acute medical conditions. Currently both Akamizu Criteria (JTA) and Burch and Wartofsky Scale (BW) are helpful diagnostics tools.Objective: To evaluate TS patients according to currently available criteria and to identify the clinical features and outcomes.Methods: A single cente...

ea0041ep967 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2016

Clinical features and outcomes of thyroid storm: a retrospective study

Garcia Maria Laura , Rella Noelia G , Szuman Gabriela , Scioscia Maria Florencia , Panebianco Maria Victoria

Thyroid storm (TS) is a rare but life-threatening manifestation of thyrotoxicosis.Objective: To describe the clinical features and outcomes of patients admitted for TS according to Burch-Wartofsky’s score (BW).Methods: A retrospective review of subjects admitted to a single hospital from 2009 through 2015 was conducted.Results: 15 cases were identified. Etiology: autoimmune (n=8), factitious (<e...

ea0070ep18 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2020

Adrenal adenoma with hyperandrogenism and virilization in a postmenopausal women

Laura García María , Genovesi Elbio , Rella Noelia , Speroni Romina

Hyperandrogenism and virilization are infrecuent in postmenopausal women and may result from androgen-producing tumors. Androgen-secreting adrenal tumors are rare in clinical practice and often diagnosed as adrenocortical carcinoma, while benign androgen-secreting adrenal tumors are even more rare.Case presentation: A 63-year-old postmenopausal woman in follow-up for hypothyroidism reported hair loss, increased libido accompanied by deepening of the voic...