Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0038p479 | Thyroid | SFEBES2015

Metastatic differentiated thyroid cancer with undetectable serum thyroglobulin: diagnostic, management and follow-up challenges

Marques Pedro , Ferreira Teresa , Salgado Lucilia , Cabrera Rafael , Leite Valeriano

Background: Serum thyroglobulin (Tg) is a reliable tumor marker in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC). Distant metastases of DTC, particularly in the lung, normally presents with higher levels of Tg, which is useful to follow the disease evolution. We describe a patient with DTC with lung metastases, with undetectable Tg and Tg-antibodies (TgAb).Clinical case: A 52-year-old woman underwent a subtotal thyroidectomy in 1993 because of a g...

ea0032p127 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2013

Lithium-associated hyperparathyroidism: a case report

Marcelino Mafalda , Silva Joao , Lopes Luis , Salgado Lucilia , Lopes Carlos , de Castro Joao Jacome

Introduction: Lithium therapy is commonly used in bipolar disorder treatment. Alongside the increasing prevalence of goiter and hypothyroidism, the sustaining use of lithium therapy is associated with several metabolic disorders, such as hypercalcemia and hyperparathyroidism (HPT).Case report: A 64-year-old woman with history of bipolar disorder treated with lithium for several years was referred to our department for evaluation of recurrent hypercalcemi...

ea0049ep1454 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

Unexpectedly low thyroglobulin levels in differentiated thyroid carcinoma – case report

Norton-Brandao Francisco , Ferreira Teresa , Carvalho Manuel Rio , Carvalho Ines Patrocinio , Sousa Rita , Ratao Pedro , Salgado Lucilia , Simoes-Pereira Joana , Leite Valeriano

Case report: 66 year old male with a neck growing mass performed an ultrasonography and fine-needle aspiration biopsy which was suspicious for papillary carcinoma. The patient was submitted to total thyroidectomy and central and left lateral compartments lymph node dissection. The histological report showed a follicular carcinoma of 9 cm, with multiple lymphovascular invasions and skeletal muscle invasion. There was a focally positive surgical margin and resected lymph nodes h...

ea0035p1076 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2014

Therapeutic options for Grave's disease and toxic nodular disease: experience of an endocrinology department

Silva Joao , Marcelino Mafalda , Lopes Ana , Lopes Luis , Passos Dolores , Salgado Lucilia , Costa Paulo , Ferreira Bruno , Campos Pedro , Lopes Carlos , Castro Joao Jacome de

The thyroid pathology is an area of special interest in our department. Hyperthyroidism represents 3.4% of the 8144 patients followed.The aim of this study is to characterize the therapeutic approach in patients with Grave’s disease (GD) and toxic nodular disease (TND).Retrospective study of 217 patients diagnosed with GD and TND, evaluated according parameters of therapeutic option, efficacy, relapse rate and associated compl...