Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep1052 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2016

Long-term universal salt iodization has resulted now in more than adequate iodine intake and consequent chronic autoimmune thyroiditis in school-age children living in some localities from Mures and Harghita Counties, Romania

Szanto Zsuzsanna , Reti Zsuzsanna , Gall Anna , Ballok Iolanda , Csiszer Attila , Nagy Előd , Croitorescu Zsuzsanna , David Anna , Hadnagy Margit , Barbara Laszlo Emőke , Zier Hella , Tanko Zsuzsa , Gal Zsuzsanna , Zoltan Kun Imre

Introduction: In Romania universal salt iodization was implemented into practice since 2002, and iodine content of salt was gradually increased afterward. The efficiency and sustainability of this nationwide program were evaluated among school children from endemic regions of Mures and Harghita Counties. During these studies thyroid ultrasound characteristic for chronic autoimmune thyroiditis was observed in a considerable number of cases.Objective: To e...

ea0016p704 | Thyroid | ECE2008

Refetoff syndrome associated with other congenital diseases (case report)

Kun Imre Zoltan , Szanto Zsuzsanna , Vicsi Ildiko , Reti Zsuzsanna

We report the case of a 25-year-old woman (K.Cs.) hospitalized in our clinic for endocrinological investigation, presenting a spontaneous abortion 3 weeks before hospitalization. From medical history, we mention a cerebral thrombophlebitis with intracranian hypertension syndrome, appeared after oral contraceptive drug (Diane 35R) used for 5 months. The clinically asymptomatic patient presented diffuse goiter (I. gr.), overweight and virilism, without other clinical ...

ea0022p801 | Thyroid | ECE2010

Cytokine profile in Graves' ophthalmopathy patients

Zsuzsanna Reti , Zoltan Kun Imre , Camelia Gliga , Corina Pop Radu , Anisie Nasalean , Jozsef Balazs

Objective: The latest studies on GravesÂ’ ophthalmopathy (GO) emphasize the importance of the orbital adipose tissue and fibroblasts in the pathogenesis of the disease by secreting proinflammatory cytokines. In vitro, these cytokines were proved to have a major role in the maintenance and progress of inflammation in the orbit. The aim of this study was to investigate serum cytokine levels in patients with GO.Materials and methods: Serum interl...