Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0007p18 | Comparative endocrinology | BES2004

Usefulness of ultrasonography in girls with true precocious puberty before and after two years of treatment with an LH-RH analogue

Zosi P , Triantafyllidis G , Nikolaidou A , Karakaidos D , Varhalama F , Kokori E , Karis C

INTRODUCTION: The usefulness of suppressing true precocious puberty (TPP) in order to improve the final height is still under discussion and may depend on early diagnosis and timely treatment. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the effects of the treatment on uterine and ovarian morphology before and after two years of therapy.METHODS: U/S was performed on 15 girls with TPP whose mean age was 6.92plus/minus SD1.09 years at the time of diagnosis. Al...

ea0007p296 | Clinical case reports | BES2004

Multiple endocrine disturbances in a 15-year old girl with intranial tuberculomas

Triantafyllidis G , Karakaidos D , Zosi P , Hatzigeorgiou G , Kafalidis G , Theodoridis C , Karis C

INTRODUCTION: Intracranial tuberculomas are relatively rare lesions which may become associated with endocrinologic disturbances. We present a case of a 15-year old girl with a series of endocrine disorders commencing at 4 due to the existence of suprasellar tuberculoma lesions.CLINICAL-LABORATORY EVALUATION: A 3.5 year old girl presented with a positive tuberculin test. Since the rest of the examination and laboratory evaluation were normal, the child r...

ea0004p3 | Bone | SFE2002


Zosi P , Pizanias S , Ouzouni G , Triantafyllidis G , Karakaidos D , Efstathiadou E , Karis C

Pubertal gynecomastia is associated with an imbalance between estrogen and androgen action on the breast glandular tissue. It is a common condition presenting at 10-12 years and peaking at 13-14 yrs, followed by involution that is usually complete by 17 yrs. Pathologic entities associated with childhood or adolescence gynecomastia are rare.The purpose of this study was to evaluate the bone mineral density (BMD grams/cm2) of children with puber...

ea0004p18 | Clinical case reports | SFE2002


Zosi P , Karakaidos D , Triantafyllidis G , Milioni N , Franglinos P , Karis C

Gynecomastia is the most common disorder of the male breast.The aim of the present study was to evaluate its progression with time in children with pubertal gynecomastia for a mean period of five years.PATIENTS AND METHODS :25 boys without evidence of testicular or karyotype abnormalities were included in the study. Mean age was 13.01±1.8 yrs. Duration of the follow up in all patients varied from 1.2 to 5.5 yrs(mean 2.7yrs) ...

ea0003p1 | Bone | BES2002

Bone mineral density in children with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM)

Triantafyllidis G , Ouzouni G , Bizanias S , Karakaidos D , Karahaliou E , Zosi P , Karis C

INTRODUCTIONOsteopenia has been demonstrated in type I diabetes (insulin dependent diabetic patients)at some time during the course of the disease. The purpose of the present study was to assess any possible longitudinal changes in bone mineral density in children with I.D.D.M. whose duration ranged from 3 to 14 years.SUBJECTS AND METHODSBone mineral density was studied in 14 children with I.D.D.M. (8 boys an...