Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0063gp47 | Metabolic Syndrome and Hypoglycaemia | ECE2019

Awareness, treatment rates and compliance to treatment in patients with serum LDL cholesterol higher than 250 mg/dL, and possible, probable and definite familial hypercholesterolemia

Yaman Samet , Ozdemir Didem , Tugce Akman Busra , Cakir Bekir , Ersoy Osman

Aim: Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is an autosomal dominant genetic disease characterized by increased levels of low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-chol). Despite relatively high prevalance and significant association with increased mortality, the awareness of physicians and patients is low and it is an underdiagnosed and undertreated disease. We aimed to detect patients with FH and determine treatment status and compliance.Materials and metho...

ea0049ep856 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2017

Ectopic ACTH syndrome presenting with partial loss of conciousness and nonconvulsive status epilepticus in a patient with no signs of Cushing syndrome

Mert Eray Onur , Yaman Samet , Ozdemir Didem , Bestepe Nagihan , Saglam Dursun Ali , Ersoy Osman , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Ectopic adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) syndrome is associated with variable tumor groups most commonly originating from neuroendocrine cells. Here, we reported a patient considered to have nonconvulsive status epilepticus initially due to neurological symptoms and diagnosed as neuroendocrine tumor with ectopic ACTH syndrome.Case: A 85 years old woman with regulated hypertension admitted with partial loss of conciousness. She had cachec...