Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0016p792 | Thyroid | ECE2008

Serum ghrelin levels in thyroid dysfunction and its change with treatment

Karaca Zuleyha , Yetkin Ilhan , Yilmaz Murat

Aim: In this study, we aimed to detect the serum Ghr levels in hypo and hyperthyroid patients at the time of diagnosis and after treatment in comparison with an age-, and sex-matched control group.Materials and methods: Thirty-two hypothyroid, 19 hyperthyroid and 30 control subjects were included in the study. Basal levels of serum free T3, free T4, TSH, anti-thyroid peroxidase (anti-TPO), anti Tg antibodies were measured by commercially available kits i...

ea0037ep938 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

Isolated cutaneous findings of systemic lupus erythematosus due to propylthiouracil

Erfan Gamze , Tasolar Kaan , Oznur Meltem , Yilmaz Murat

Propylthiouracil (PTU), used to treat thyroid dysfunctions such as Graves’ disease, rarely induces lupus-like syndrome. A 52-year-old woman developed dermatological findings of systemic lupus erythematosus with malar rash, photosensitivity and discoid lupus erythematosus-like lesions, after 3 weeks of exposure to the drug. ANA and anti-dsDNA were positive. Skin biopsy of face revealed vacuolar changes in basal layer and lymphoid infiltration in perivascular region of derm...

ea0035p638 | Female reproduction | ECE2014

Wolfram syndrome with hypergonadotropic hypogonadism: case report

Sahin Murat , Oguz Ayten , Yilmaz Selda , Inanc Elif , Ozdemir Murat , Yilmaz Mehmet Alparslan , Gul Kamile

Introduction: Wolfram syndrome has characterized by central diabetes insipidus (DI), diabetes mellitus (DM), optic atrophy (OA) and deafness. In this report we presented a Wolfram syndrome with hypergonadotropic hypogonadism.Case: A 18-year-old girl who has diabetes for 6 years was hospitalized due to blood sugar irregularity. Her medical history revealed frequent urination and enuresis for 2–3 years and primary amenorrhea. Furthermore she had hear ...

ea0016p644 | Reproduction | ECE2008

The incidence of adiponectin gene polymorphism and its relation to serum adiponectin and androgen levels, insulin resistance and clinical parameters in polycystic ovary syndrome

Demirci Huseyin , Yurtcu Erkan , Yilmaz Murat , Ayvaz Goksun , Ergun M Ali , Arslan Metin

Aim: The present study was designed to examine the relationship between adiponectin gene (T45G in exon 2) polymorphism and clinical and hormonal characteristics in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).Materials and methods: Ninety-six patients with PCOS and 93 healthy subjects were included in the study. Serum levels of sex steroids, insulin and adiponectin levels were measured. Insulin resistance was evaluated by homeostasis model assessment (HOM...

ea0037ep506 | Diabetes (complications & therapy) | ECE2015

Relation between psychiatric symptoms and diabetic complications: preliminary results

Tuzun Dilek , Bozkirli Emine Duygu Ersozlu , Oguz Ayten , Sahin Murat , Yilmaz Tugba , Ganidagli Berivan , Akgul Omer Faruk , Gul Kamile

Aim: In this study, we aimed to assess psychiatric symptoms in 1000 type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients.Material and methods: 297 patients (mean age 52.13±9.37 years, 190 women and 107 men) who had T2DM were included as a preliminary in this study. The presence of cheiroarthropathy, Dupuytren’s contracture, tinnel sign, and tendinitis was assessed. Diabetic retinopathy was assessed by direct ophthalmoscopy. Urinary albumin excretion was de...

ea0035p1048 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2014

Adherence of levothyroxine treatment in primary hypothyroid patients in Turkey: a multicenter study

Yavuz Dilek Gogas , Keskin Lezzan , Atmaca Aysegul , Dikbas Oguz , Hekimsoy Zeliha , Sahin Ibrahim , Yalin Serap , Yilmaz Murat , Uygur Melin , Yazici Dilek , Sarac Fulden , Sancak Seda , Sekizkardes Sibel , Asmaz Ozlem

Non adherence to medication schedules by patients with chronic illnesses has long been recognized as a problem. The aim of this study is to evaluate levothyroxine (L-T4) compliance, daily dosage and TSH levels under treatment in primary hypothyroid patients.We included 1636 primary hypothyroid patients over 1 year under L-T4 (F/M: 1469/167, 46±13 years of age) included from 11 tertiary health care ...