Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0056mte9 | (1) | ECE2018

Premature ovarian insufficiency: an endocrine perspective

Vujovic Svetlana

Premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) is defined as hypergonadotropic oligo/amenorrhoea with FSH>40 IU/l, estradiol <50 pmol/l in women under 40 years of age. Biological aging is faster in this group of women inducing diseases and disturbing quality of life.Infertility in POI represents a special issue. Hypoestrogenism, hypoprogesteronism, hypoandrogenism, decreasing of dehydroepiandrosteron sulfate, growth hormone, and increasing insulin resistance influence all body ...

ea0070ep399 | Reproductive and Developmental Endocrinology | ECE2020

The role of E2/P ratio in the etiology benign breast disease and mastopathy

Brkic Milena , Vujovic Svetlana

The aim of the study was to assess the role of the estradiol and progesterone relationship during the late luteal phase and the occurrence of fibrocystic breast disease (FBD). The concentration of E2/P was measured in the group of women with FBD as study group and healty control group. All women had regular ovulation cycles. Blood samples for E2, P and prolactin determination were obtained in the morning at 8 am on days 21 and 24 of menstrual cycle. Significant mastalgia and m...

ea0081ep905 | Reproductive and Developmental Endocrinology | ECE2022

Unrecognized premature ovarian failure in adolescents-case report

Brkic Milena , Vujovic Svetlana , Djajic Branka Cancarevic

Introduction: The average age for physiological menopause is 50 years. Menopause before the age of 40 is usually defined as premature ovarian failure (POF). POF in adolescents is an extremely rare event and its occurrence raises important questions about the cause-and-effect relationship, which may signal genetic and systemic disorders.Design Case report: The 29-year-old first reported to an endocrinologist for secondary amenorrhea. The anamnesis reveale...

ea0063p629 | Interdisciplinary Endocrinology 1 | ECE2019

Gender affirming therapy in Female to Male individuals – lipid profile alterations

Miletic Marija , Gajic Milina Tancic , Stojanovic Milos , Vujovic Svetlana

Background: Individuals with gender incongruence receive gender affirming therapy which is fundamental to sex reassignment. Cross sex hormone treatment both improves and impairs several surrogate markers of cardiovascular risk. In the aging population of transsexual persons, we are called to address clinical endpoints of the long-term gender affirming hormone therapy.Aim: Aim was to assess changes in the fasting serum lipid profile during gender affirmin...

ea0081ep888 | Reproductive and Developmental Endocrinology | ECE2022

Significance of thyroid dysfunction on metabolism and pregnancy in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Brkic Milena , Vujovic Svetlana , Gajanin Radoslav , Stankovic Valentina Soldat , Malesevic Gabrijela

Introduction: There is a significant overlap of symptoms between polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and thyroid disease, despite the fact that they are two different diseases. Both diseases individually affect a woman’s metabolic parameters and fertility, and their association makes them much more difficult to manage.Objective: To investigate the effect of elevated thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) concentrations on metabolic and endocrine parameters ...

ea0049ep127 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2017

The case of adrenal incidentaloma due to unrecognized nonclassic congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Tancic-Gajic Milina , Ivovic Miomira , Marina Ljiljana , Arizanovic Zorana , Stojanovic Zorana , Kendereski Aleksandra , Vujovic Svetlana

Introduction: A rare cause of adrenal incidentaloma is congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). Nonclassic CAH is one of the most frequent autosomal recessive disorders. Most cases of nonclassic CAH are never diagnosed due to very mild symptoms.Case report: A 62-year-old woman admitted at our Department for right adrenal incidentaloma sized 39×34×38 mm confirmed by MRI. She was asymptomatic. Her past medical history included stabile hypertension, ...

ea0037ep1257 | Clinical Cases–Thyroid/Other | ECE2015

Incidental papilar carcinoma and large goitre in extremely obese patient with excessive daytime sleepiness

Tancic-Gajic Milina , Vujovic Svetlana , Vukcevic Miodrag , Ivovic Miomira , Marina Ljiljana , Arizanovic Zorana , Micic Dragan

Introduction: In adults, the most common cause of obstructive sleep apnoea is obesity. Other causes are anatomical craniofacial bony abnormalities, neurologic syndromes, alcohol and sedatives use, hypothyroidism, acromegaly and rarely thyroid goitre. Untreated obstructive sleep apnoea can lead to serious complications, including cardiovascular diseases, accidents, and premature death.Case report: A 56-year-old patient was referred to a pulmologist due to...

ea0035p233 | Clinical case reports Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2014

Primary thyroid lymphoma in a patient with adrenal incidentaloma

Ivovic Miomira , Marina Ljiljana , Vujovic Svetlana , Tancic-Gajic Milina , Arizanovic Zorana , Rakovic Dragana , Micic Dragan

Introduction: Primary thyroid lymphoma (PTL) presents between 2 and 8% of all thyroid malignancies. Rapidly enlarging neck mass, especially in women with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis should steer the diagnostic procedures in the way of PTL. The most common type is diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Adrenal incidentaloma are incidentally discovered adrenal masses without prior suspicion of adrenal disease.Case report: A 71-year-old woman with an adrenal incid...

ea0032p227 | Clinical case reports – Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2013

Corticomedullary mixed adrenal tumor

Ivovic Miomira , Vujovic Svetlana , Tancic-Gajic Milina , Marina Ljiljana , Arizanovic Zorana , Micic Dragan

Introduction: Adrenal glands consist of two parts: adrenal cortex and adrenal medulla acting as two separate organs due to distinct structure, function and embryologic origin. Corticomedullary mixed tumor is an adrenal tumor mass which consists of mixed population of both adrenal cortical cells and medullar chromaffin cells.Case report: A 36-year-old woman was admitted to our Clinic with hypertensive episode, headache and palpitation. Ultrasound and CT c...

ea0032p251 | Clinical case reports – Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2013

Malignant schwannoma in a patient with hypopituitarism, congenital hydrocephalus, atrial septal defect and agenesis of right kidney

Marina Ljiljana , Vujovic Svetlana , Barac Marija , Ivovic Miomira , Tancic-Gajic Milina , Arizanovic Zorana , Micic Dragan

Introduction: Schwannomas are tumors derived from myelin sheat of nerves which can displace and compress nerves causing pain, weakness and numbness. Very rarely they become malignant.Case report: Thirty-one years old patient was hospitalized at our Department to evaluate hypopituitarism. He was born at term by cesarean section, with hydrocephalus and did not start to breath spontaneously. A few months later, he was diagnosed with scoliosis thoracalis dup...