Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041gp102 | Endocrine Nursing | ECE2016

Influence of educational training course in improving the knowledge of diabetes mellitus among nurses of Diabetes Education Units in Albania

Kermaj Marjeta , Ylli Dorina , Zeqja Anisa , Fureraj Thanas , Hoxha Violeta , Husi Gerond , Ylli Agron

Background: The involvement of nurses in diabetes patient education has an important contribution in the improvement in the quality of care provided. Experience and knowledge in diabetes and its management are crucial for teaching patients with diabetes effectively.Material and methods: The aim of the study is to evaluate the effect of nurse Training Course in the improvement of the knowledge of diabetes among nurses. Ten Diabetes Education Unit’s n...

ea0035p317 | Clinical case reports Thyroid/Others | ECE2014

Propylthiouracil induced lupus erythematosus in a patient with Grave's disease: a case report

Keri Denisa , Hoxha Violeta , Kermaj Marjeta , Zeqja Anisa , Husi Gerond , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Drug-induced lupus erythematosus (DILE) is a variant of systemic lupus erythematosus that resolves within days to months after withdrawal of the drug, in a patient with no previous history of SLE.Case report: A 60-year-old female presented at Mother Teresa Hospital with toxic multinodular goiter. She received treatment with propylthiouracil and atenolol for a month, and she developed symptoms like malaise, muscle pain, shortness of breath, ...

ea0035p456 | Diabetes complications | ECE2014

Undiagnosed diabetes mellitus presenting as thrombosis of the portal venous system: case report

Kermaj Marjeta , Zeqja Anisa , Muco Ermira , Keri Denisa , Hoxha Violeta , Husi Gerond , Gjicali Enkelejda , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Thrombosis of the portal venous system is rare with the prevalence about 1% in the general population reported previously, difficult to diagnose and can be fatal. We report a case of previously-undiagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus presenting as portal venous system thrombosis and reviewed the pertinent medical literature.Case presentation: A 54-year-old white female was admitted to our hospital with 10 days history of vague...

ea0049ep765 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2017

Chronic hyponatremia caused by Thiazide diuretic: A case report

Kermaj Marjeta , Ylli Dorina , Zeqja Anisa , Hoxha Violeta , Fureraj Thanas , Sanxhaku Renta , Muco Ermira , Shkurta Adela , Demaj Enalda , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Hyponatremia (defined as a serum sodium level <135 mmol/l), is seen in in 15–30% in hospital setting, especially in intensive care units. Certain drugs (e.g.Thiazides diuretics) used in everyday clinical practice, may induce hyponatremia, more frequently in elder women.Case report: A 76-year-old woman presented at emergency unit with complaints: physical weakness, nausea, vomiting, extreme fatigue and abdominal pain. She was under ...

ea0041ep276 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2016

The importance of early detection of Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN): a case report

Kermaj Marjeta , Ylli Dorina , Babameto Anila , Zeqja Anisa , Fureraj Thanas , Muco Ermira , Demaj Enalda , Guni Mirjeta , Ylli Agron

Introduction: Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN) is a form of X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy (X-ALD) a rare inherited disorder (estimated prevalence 1:20 000 to 1:50 000) characterized by the accumulation of very long chain fatty acids (VLCFA) and affects mainly the nervous system white matter and the adrenal cortex and nearly 100% penetrance in males. Widely varying phenotypes and prognoses often co-occur in a single kindred.Methods: We report a case diagnosed ...

ea0056p260 | Calcium &amp; Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2018

Atypical Parathyroid adenoma in a young individual, presented with nephrocalcinosis

Kermaj Marjeta , Cadri Vilma , Cakoni Ruden , Ylli Dorina , Fureraj Thanas , Hoxha Edlira , Muco Ermira , Zeqja Anisa , Yll Agron

Introduction: Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is a rare disorder among young adults. Classic manifestations of PHPT, such as nephrocalcinosis, nephrolithiasis, are rarely seen today.Case report: We refer the case of a young male, 25 years old, presented in emergency unit with: headaches, lumbago, epigastric pain, weight loss (5 kg during six last months), polydipsia-polyuria. Medical history: He has been diagnosed with nephrolithiasis and gastritis a ...