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ea0041ep131 | Bone & Osteoporosis | ECE2016

Barrett’s esophagus and osteopenia: Report of a case

Athanassiou Panagiotis , Tzanavari Aikaterini , Spyridis Anestis , Kostopoulos Markos , Xanthakou Eleni , Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia

Introduction: BarrettÂ’s esophagus is metaplasia in the cells of the lower end of the esophagus. It is characterized by the replacement of the normal stratified squamous epithelium lining of the esophagus by simple columnar epithelium with goblet cells. The disease is often related to gastroesophageal reflux and patients have pain necessitating chronic usage of proton pump inhibitors. Proton pump inhibitors have been associated with the development of low bone mineral dens...

ea0041ep655 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2016

Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome with musculoskeletal manifestations. report of a case

Athanassiou Panagiotis , Tzanavari Aikaterini , Pantazi Eleni , Spyridis Anestis , Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia

Introduction: Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) syndrome is an inherited disorder characterized by the formation of tumors and cysts in diverse organ systems. Tumors may be malignant or benign and they tend to appear during young adulthood. Hemangioblastomas are characteristic of VHL syndrome.Aim: The aim was to describe the case of a patient with VHL syndrome presenting with musculoskeletal manifestations and multiple tumors.Case report: A ...