Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0014p438 | (1) | ECE2007

Cutaneous modifications suggestive for Cushing’s syndrome induced by topical corticoid application

Mogos Simona , Branisteanu Dumitru , Zbranca Anca , Zbranca Eusebie , Mogos Voichita

Topical application of corticosteroids is frequently used in the therapy of various dermatological diseases due to their antiinflammatory and immunsuppressive effects. Systemic pharmacological levels of glucocorticoids lead, on the other hand, to Cushing syndrome, i.e. significant modifications of intermediary metabolism, body composition, bone mass, haematolymphopoietic system and, last but not least, to skin modifications: purple striae, petechiae, infections. We describe a ...

ea0014p393 | (1) | ECE2007

The predictive role of body mass and composition upon bone mineral content: differences between premenopausal and postmenopausal women

Branisteanu Dumitru , Piciorea Anca , Zbranca Eusebie , Mogos Voichita

Gravitational stress influences bone mass. Adipose tissue represents a supplementary source of estrogens at postmenopausal women, via aromatization of androgens. We evaluated the importance of weight and fat tissue on bone mass at premenopausal or postmenopausal women in a cross-sectional study upon a group of 138 women between 25 and 77 ys old and with a BMI between 17.1 and 44.3 kg/m2. Fifty six women were menstruating, 15 were perimenopausal and 68 were po...

ea0016p775 | Thyroid | ECE2008

Tuberculosis of the thyroid gland: the chameleon of thyroid pathology

Zbranca Eusebie , Branisteanu Dumitru D , Zbranca Veronica , Pencea Vera , Dobrescu Gioconda , Mogos Voichita , Galesanu Corina , Hurmuzache Stefania , Zbranca Anca

Tuberculous thyroiditis is a very rare disease. Its clinical features are non-specific in most of the cases, mimicking other thyroid diseases. Confusions most frequently made are those with thyroid cancer and toxic nodular goiter. Therefore, diagnosis often comes as a histopathological surprise, after thyroid ablation for other reasons.Thyroid tuberculosis was diagnosed histopathologically in six out of 1232 cases of thyroid surgery. Preoperatory diagnos...