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ea0022p196 | Clinical case reports and clinical practice | ECE2010

A rare cause of elevated liver enzymes: Addison’s disease

Cuhaci Neslihan , Demirezer Aylin Bolat , Sen Didem Ozdemir , Ersoy Reyhan , Ersoy Osman , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Common reasons of chronically elevated liver enzymes are; fatty liver associated with alcohol abuse or obesity, chronic viral hepatitis, autoimmune hepatitis, chronic bilier disease and hereditary metabolic disorders. Adrenocortical insufficiency can also cause elevated liver enzymes. Until now, there are few cases in the literature with abnormal liver function associated with Addison’s disease. We reported this case to kept mind the Addison’s disease w...

ea0022p239 | Clinical case reports and clinical practice | ECE2010

Causes and patterns of death in an endocrinology clinic: data of six years

Sen Didem Ozdemir , Arpaci Dilek , Ucler Rifki , Cuhaci Neslihan , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Periodic review of hospital deaths is important to know the changing pattern of mortality in our environment. Ankara Ataturk Education and Research Hospital is a tertiary center with 18 in-patient beds in Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinic. Critical patients with endocrine-related diseases are also followed in intensive care unit. In this study, we aimed to evaluate demographic characteristics, hospitalization indications and causes of death in patients who died...

ea0022p317 | Diabetes | ECE2010

Thyroid diseases in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Dirikoc Ahmet , Kuru Meryem , Sen Didem Ozdemir , Aydin Cevdet , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Coexistence of type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) and autoimmune thyroid diseases was shown in previous studies. Thyroid dysfunctions and thyroid autoantibody positiveness were reported in 23–25 and 27–44% of patients with type 1 DM, respectively. In recent years, thyroid ultrasonography (US) is widely used to diagnose autoimmune thyroid diseases with regard to its ability to define thyroid morphology and echogenity. In this study, we aimed to evaluate thyro...

ea0020p106 | Thyroid | ECE2009

The ratio of malignancy in patients who underwent thyroidectomy due to follicular lesion/neoplasia

Gul Kamile , Sen Didem Ozdemir , Baser Husniye , Erkan Ali , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Objective: We aimed to evaluate the frequency of malignancy in patients with follicular lesion or follicular neoplasia in cytological examination.Method: About 29 patients who had follicular neoplasia or follicular lesion in cytological examination after ultrasound guided thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) were included in the study. Histopathologic results were evaluated after thyroidectomy in all patients.Results: There...

ea0020p271 | Clinical case reports and clinical reports | ECE2009

Concurrent thyroid medullary, papillary carcinoma and Hashimoto thyroiditis: case report

Gul Kamile , Sen Didem Ozdemir , Ugras Nevzat Serdar , Inancli Serap S , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: The incidence, cell origin, histopathologic features and prognosis of papillary and medullary carcinoma are considered to be completely different. Simultaneous occurrence of medullary and papillary thyroid carcinoma in the same patient is rare. Here, we present a patient with synchronous medullary thyroid carcinoma and papillary microcarcinoma occurring in a thyroid with chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis.Case: A 47 years old woman with no his...

ea0020p380 | Diabetes and Cardiovascular | ECE2009

Ca 19-9 levels in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients

Gul Kamile , Nas Sevinc , Sen Didem Ozdemir , Gumus Mehmet , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Background: Ca 19-9 is a tumor-associated antigen. In this study, we aimed to compare Ca 19-9 levels in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) patients and healthy control group.Method: Two hundred and fifteen type 2 DM patients (82 male and 133 female) and 209 healthy control group (79 male, 130 female) age, sex and body mass index(BMI) matched were included in the study. Duration of diabetes, HbA1c and presence of complications were analyzed. Cases with high se...

ea0022p731 | Steroid metabolism & action | ECE2010

The relationship between aortic stiffness and left ventricular function in patients with Cushing’s disease

Bayram Nihal Akar , Ersoy Reyhan , Sen Didem Ozdemir , Inancli Serap Soytac , Durmaz Tahir , Keles Telat , Bozkurt Engin , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Aortic elastic properties and aortic stiffness are important determinants of increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in different diseases. We aimed to investigate the aortic function and to evaluate the relationship between aortic stiffness and systolic and diastolic functions of the left ventricle in patients with Cushing’s disease (CD).Material and method: Fourteen women and one man with newly diagnosed CD, and 17 control c...