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ea0041ep651 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2016

Hirsutism with rapid onset presenting in a 62-year-old postmenopausal woman

Tzaves Ioannis , Papadakis Georgios , Moustakas Konstantinos , Keramidas Ioannis , Kaltzidou Victoria , Veniou Eirini , Kalinoglou Nikolaos , Tertipi Athanasia

Introduction: Virilizing tumors are rare, but frequent cause of virilization in postmenopausal women.Case report: A 62-year-old postmenopausal woman presented with a rapid onset of hirsutism with increased terminal hair growth, particular on chin and abdomen, frontal male pattern balding in the last 5 months. Physical examination revealed a low-pitched, deepened voice and clitoromegaly. The Ferriman–Gallwey score was 18. Laboratory evaluation: Testo...

ea0041ep251 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2016

21-hydroxylase deficiency presenting as bilateral adrenal masses in the sixth decade of life in a phenotypically male but genetically female patient

Panagiotidi Evgenia , Papadakis Georgios , Manitarou Paraskevi , Tzaves Ioannis , Triantafillou Eleni , Kalaitzidou Styliani , Sapera Aggeliki , Katsoulis Konstantinos , Kaltzidou Victoria , Tertipi Athanasia

Introduction: 21-hydroxylase deficiency (21-OHD) is a common inherited disorder accounting for 90–95% of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) cases. Some cases may be diagnosed in adulthood after the incidental discovery of adrenal masses on computerized tomography (CT).Case report: A 59-year-old male was investigated for incidentally discovered bilateral adrenal masses in an abdomen CT scan, measuring 5 cm on the right and 8 cm on the left adrenal....

ea0037ep848 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2015

False-positive uptake of radioiodine WBS in a patient with papillary thyroid cancer due to a vertebral hemangioma

Triantafillou Eleni , Kanouta Foteini , Papadakis Georgios , Tzaves Ioannis , Panagiotidi Evgenia , Trivizaki Erasmia , Kaltzidou Victoria , Tertipi Athanasia , Drosou Aspasia , Pappas Anastasios

Introduction: Diagnostic and post-therapy radioiodine whole body scan (WBS) is used in the follow-up of differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) for the detection of local recurrence or remote metastasis. We report a case of false-positive uptake of radioiodine WBS.Case report: A 37-year-old female patient underwent subtotal thyroidectomy for multinodular goitre and histology revealed multifocal papillary thyroid carcinoma, of follicular type with three fo...

ea0037ep847 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2015

Primary thyroid lymphoma: a heterogeneous disease and presentation of two different cases

Triantafillou Eleni , Papadakis Georgios , Keramidas Ioannis , Moustakas Konstantinos , Tsakonas Georgios , Manitarou Paraskevi , Drosou Aspasia , Tzaida Olympia , Tertipi Athanasia , Tzaves Ioannis , Megalakaki Aikaterini , Pappas Anastasios

Background: Primary thyroid lymphoma (PTL) is a rare thyroid malignancy. Nevertheless, it frequently presents diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. We describe two patients with PTL with different clinical presentation/clinical picture and outcome.Patients and methods: Two female patients underwent total thyroidectomy, the first, a 67-year-old female patient, because of nodular goitre and the second, a 79-year-old female patient, because of a large, pai...