Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep223 | Bone & Osteoporosis | ECE2017

Fractures at post-partum and lactation: common presentation of different clinical entities

Efstathiadou Zoe , Sykja Albana , Panagiotou Athanasios , Kita Marina

Introduction: Osteoporosis of pregnancy and postpartum is a rare clinical entity, which usually presents with back pain, due to spine fractures. We aimed to describe four different cases presenting with back pain and fractures post-partum, in who, with diverse underlying pathophysiology, recovery time and treatments used.Case 1: A 32-year-old patient presented with intense back pain and difficulty in standing and walking, 2 weeks after delivery. She had ...

ea0032p247 | Clinical case reports – Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2013

Occurrence of De Quervain’s thyroiditis after resolution of hypercortisolism following SOM230 treatment for Cushing’s disease and surgery for an adrenocortical adenoma: report of two cases

Efstathiadou Zoe , Sykja Albana , Anagnostis Panagiotis , Panagiotou Athanasios , Kita Marina

Introduction: Increased prevalence of thyroid autoimmunity has been described in few cases after successful treatment for Cushing’s syndrome. In De Quervain’s thyroiditis (DQT) autoimmunity does not seem to play a primary pathogenetic role.We describe two cases of DQT coinciding with the resolution of hypercortisolism, after successful treatment of Cushing’s syndrome/disease.Case 1: A 41-year-old female with Cushing&...

ea0049ep1303 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

Frequency and prognostic factors of non-diagnostic cytology in ultrasound guided thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy: a 2-year single centre experience

Chambidis Vasileios , Siolos Athanasios , Efstathiadou Zoe , Sykja Albana , Georgiou Thomas , Chambidou Eleni , Panagiotou Athanasios , Adamidou Fotini , Kita Marina

Aim: Ultrasound-guided Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy (USg-FNAB) is the most accurate modality for distinguishing malignant or possibly malignant from benign thyroid nodules. However, a certain amount of specimens turn out to be non-diagnostic or inadequate. Several factors contribute to this outcome such as the examiner’s experience, characteristics of the nodule and patient’s compliance. Understanding these factors could contribute to reduction of non-diagnostic res...