Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0014p449 | (1) | ECE2007

Rapid normalization of highly elevated serum chromogranin A after cessation of proton pump inhibitor therapy

Igaz Peter , Müllner Katalin , Hargitai Beáta , Rácz Károly , Tulassay Zsolt

Introduction: Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are widely used for treating various upper gastrointestinal disorders. A well-known side effect of PPI therapy that may cause serious differential diagnostic problems is the elevation of serum chromogranin A (CgA).Objective: We report a case with highly elevated serum CgA in a patient with bilateral adrenal adenomas that was clearly associated with PPI therapy. Suspension of PPI intake for a few days resulted i...

ea0014p156 | (1) | ECE2007

MEN2B – Two simultaneous cases of a rare syndrome

Sallai Ágnes , Hosszú Éva , Gergics Péter , Tulassay Zsolt , Rácz Károly , Fekete György

A 17-year-old boy was referred to our Department. In his medical history CrohnÂ’s disease had been supposed because of abdominal pain and distention. He had previously undergone minor surgery as having large tongue with neuromas and hypertrophic gums. Due to his marfanoid appearance, arachnodactyly, massive eyebrows and lips together with his medical history, multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B (MEN2B) was suspected, which is a very uncommon hereditary disease. It consist...

ea0014p485 | (1) | ECE2007

Regression of metastatic gastric carcinoid associated with atrophic gastritis and after octreotid treatment

Gergics Peter , Dabasi Gabriella , Csoregh Eva , Jakab Zsuzsa , Nagy Peter , Sarman Beatrix , Pusztai Peter , Juhasz Mark , Reismann Peter , Szucs Nikolette , Varga Ibolya , Toth Miklos , Racz Karoly , Tulassay Zsolt

A 57-year-old female patient was admitted for evaluation of multiple focal liver lesions diagnosed with abdominal ultrasound and CT. Her medical history included severe rheumatoid arthritis and pernicious anaemia treated with vitamin B12. Gastroscopic examination revealed numerous small polypoid lesions within the stomach, and histology of tissue samples obtained by biopsy showed carcinoid associated with atrophic gastritis. Although the patient had no symptoms of carcinoid sy...