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ea0041ep1126 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2016

From thyroidectomy to thyroid cancer: epidemiological data from 2004 to 2014

Anyfantakis Anastasios , Vourliotaki Eirini , Foukaki Eirini Michaela , Alexaki Sophia , Avloniti Maria , Chatziriga Aikaterini , Stamataki Aikaterini

Background and aims: To evaluate the evolution of thyroid cancer epidemiological characteristics from 2004 to 2014.Materials and methods: Retrospective analysis of histological data from thyroidectomies performed in our hospital in the period 2004–2014.Results: From 2004 to 2014, 2725 thyroidectomies (women 81% vs men 19%) were performed in our hospital. In 1083 of these (40%) histologic examination revealed thyroid cancer.</p...

ea0081ep848 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Chronic diarrhea: the diagnostic process

Floroskoufi Paraskevi , Vourlioaki Eirini , George Papazoglou , Koukias Stergos , Stamataki Aikaterini

Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are a heterogeneous group of rare neoplasms that originate from endocrine cells with the ability to secrete amines and hormonal polypeptides. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs) can be functional or non-functional. Functional PNETs secrete common hormones such as gastrin, insulin and glucagon and much less frequent hormones such as vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP). Their clinical characteristics depend on the peptide secreted....

ea0081ep1150 | Thyroid | ECE2022

Ectopic cushing’s syndrome : a rare cause

Vourlioaki Eirini , Floroskoufi Paraskevi , Kouloukoura Aspasia , Argyropoulou Eleftheria , Stamataki Aikaterini

Introduction: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) accounts for 1-5% of all thyroid cancers. It is a neuroendocrine tumor arising from the calcitonin-secreting parafollicular cells of the thyroid. In rare cases, the neoplastic cells additionally secrete other substances, such as histamine, serotonin, ACTH, CRF etc, leading to paraneoplastic syndromes.Case report: An 80 year old male presented to our Department with an already diagnosed metastatic MTC. Three...