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ea0049ep221 | Bone & Osteoporosis | ECE2017

Osteoporosis and fractures in the real world setting

Pantazi Eleni , Travlos Alexios , Vogiatzi Evaggelia , Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia

Osteoporosis is a bone disease predisposing to bone fragility. Nowadays, the population is screened for osteoporosis and measures are taken for fracture prevention. Additionally, people are urged to have a diet rich in calcium, are given calcium supplements and are being treated for vitamin D deficiency. Moreover, osteoporosis treatment is administered. Therefore, the relationship between osteoporosis and fractures in the real world setting is very interesting.<p class="ab...

ea0049ep276 | Calcium &amp; Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2017

The changing face of primary hyperparathyroidism

Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia , Travlos Alexios , Vogiatzi Evaggelia , Pantazi Eleni

Primary hyperparathyroidism is a disease which nowadays is being diagnosed with increasing frequency. The diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism is based on routine calcium measurement, which if detected abnormally elevated leads to the screening of the patient for primary hyperparathyroidism. Therefore, primary hyperparathyroidism is frequently detected early in the course of the disease. Consequently, severe musculoskeletal manifestations may be lacking in the modern world...

ea0049ep1460 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

The epidemiology of thyroid cancer within a center of excellence in Athens: Real life data

Pantazi Eleni , Travlos Alexios , Vogiatzi Evaggelia , Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia

Thyroid cancer is the most frequent endocrine cancer. Its incidence has been found to increase in recent years. Additionally, environmental factors, which may be implicated in the pathogenesis of thyroid disorders, such as iodine deficiency and salt iodine supplementation are changing and may have an impact on the epidemiology of thyroid cancer. The aim was to study the epidemiology of thyroid within a center of excellence in Athens in the modern world setting. A cohort of 63 ...

ea0041ep353 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2016

Malignant struma ovarii causing thyrotoxicosis

Anagnostou Elli , Polymeris Antonios , Morfopoulos Georgios , Travlos Alexios , Sarantopoulou Vassiliki , Papasryrou Eirini

Introduction: Struma ovarii (SO) is a specialized monodermal teratoma predominantly composed of mature thyroid tissue (>50%). It accounts for ~5% of all ovarian teratomas. Thyrotoxicosis is seen in about 8% of patients with SO. Most struma ovarii are benign with only 5–10% being malignant. Malignant SO causing thyrotoxicosis is very uncommon.Case presentation: A 64-year-old woman had been diagnosed with thyrotoxicosis 2 years ago. The thyroid gl...