Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep76 | Adrenal cortex | ECE2015

Ectopic thyroid tissue in the adrenal gland: report of a case

Bozkirli Emre , Bakiner Okan , Belli Sedat , Kocer Emrah , Ulusan Serife , Reyhan Mehmet

Background: Ectopic thyroid tissue (ETT) can be explained as the localisation of thyroid parenchyma outside the orthotopic position of the thyroid gland. It can be more easily found in the tongue, neck, mediastinum, great vessels, heart and anywhere along Wölfler area, but presentation in the adrenal glands is absolutely very rare.Case: A 39-year-old woman was referred to our Endocrinology outpatient clinic with an incidental adrenal mass which was ...

ea0056p1129 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2018

Hounsfield unit value has null effect on thyroid nodules at 18F-FDG PET/CT scans

Haydardedeoglu Filiz Eksi , Bagir Gulay Simsek , Torun Nese , Kocer Nazim Emrah , Reyhan Mehmet , Ertorer Melek Eda

Objectives: Detection rate of thyroid nodules is increasing with use of new imaging modalities, like 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT). To avoid unnecessary operations, differentiating between benign and malignant 18F-FDG PET/CT-positive thyroid nodules is essential. Many authorities recommend fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) for exclusion of malignancy in thyroid nodules. Although FNAB is a simple, easily performed proc...