Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081ep825 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Binasal hemianopsia with pituitary adenoma in a 15-year-old girl

Kamoun Elyes , Rojbi Imen , Mekni Sabrine , Smadhi Houaida , Lakhoua Youssef , Ben Nacef Ibtissem , Khiari Karima

Introduction: Pituitary adenomas represent 10 to 20% of intracranial tumors. In children, craniopharyngioma are the most common tumor of the sellar region. The symptoms can include headache, vomiting, pituitary deficiency and in pituitary adenomas, hormonal excess. The visual examination can find a visual field defect such as a bitemporal hemianopsia. We present a rare case of a pituitary adenoma in a 15-year-old girl with binasal hemianopsia.Observation...

ea0081ep839 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Diagnosis of Kallmann syndrome in adulthood

Kamoun Elyes , Mekni Sabrine , Adel Meriem , Rojbi Imen , Ben Nacef Ibtissem , Mchirgui Nadia , Khiari Karima

Introduction: Kallmann syndrome is a rare genetic condition characterized by the association of a hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and anosmia. It results from the failure of GnRH cells to migrate to the hypothalamus and lack of development of the olfactory bulb. The main symptom of Kallmann syndrome is delayed or incomplete puberty usually associated with an impaired sense of smell. We herein describe a case of Kallmann syndrome discovered at the age of 57 years old.<p class...

ea0081ep1110 | Thyroid | ECE2022

A case of graves’ orbitopathy in a patient sero-negative for TSH receptor autoantibody

Besrour Chayma , Imen Rojbi , Sabrine Mekni , Adel Meriem , Nadia Mchirgui , Ibtissem Ben Nacef , Karima Khiari

Introduction: The orbit represents the second target after the thyroid gland in autoimmune dysthyroidism. In 80% of cases, endocrine orbitopathy occurs as a result of hyperthyroidism, especially Grave’s disease (GD). Males are rarely affected but the damage is more serious.Observation: We report the case of a 52-year-old patient, an active smoker (35 Pack-Year), transferred from the neurology department for treatment of bilateral malignant exophthal...

ea0090ep107 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2023

Acute adrenal insufficiency revealed by a convulsive crisis

Besrour Chayma , Nacef Ibtissem Ben , Mekni Sabrine , Essayeh Sawsen , Mchirgui Nadia , Rojbi Imen , Khiari Karima

Introduction: Adrenal insufficiency is defined as a deficit in the functioning of the adrenal cortex. The acute form represents a diagnostic and therapeutic emergency, but the clinical presentation is sometimes misleading.Observation: We report the case of a 57-year-old patient with a personal history of vitiligo, who was suffering for two months from asthenia with abdominal pain and vomiting, then he presented with a generalized tonic-clonic convulsive ...

ea0090ep177 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2023

Maxillary brown tumor revealing primary hyperparathyroidism: A case report

Besrour Chayma , Ben Nacef Ibtissem , Mekni Sabrine , Essayeh Sawsen , Mchirgui Nadia , Rojbi Imen , Khiari Karima

Introduction: Primary hyperparathyroidism is an asymptomatic endocrine disorder in 80% of the cases. The bone manifestation represents the late stage of the disease and the brown tumor represents an exceptional and rare lesion.Observation: We report the case of a 73-year-old patient, with a medical history of type 2 diabetes, followed in the oto-rhino-laryngology department for a gingival tumor. A biopsy was performed and the anatomopathological examinat...

ea0090ep203 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2023

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1: A case report

Besrour Chayma , Essayeh Sawsen , Mekni Sabrine , Rojbi Imen , Mchirgui Nadia , Ben Nacef Ibtissem , Khiari Karima

Introduction: Wermer syndrome or multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) is a rare hereditary disease characterized by the presence of generally benign tumors of the endocrine glands.Observation: We report the case of a 68-year-old patient with a family history of a sister having a primary hyperaldosteronism and a personal history of primary hyperaldosteronism who was referred to our department for the exploration of asymptomatic hypercalcemia. The bi...

ea0090ep581 | Endocrine-related Cancer | ECE2023

A rare association of glucagonoma and gastric gastrinoma

Ben Rebai Senda , Rojbi Imen , Mekni Sabrine , Sawsen Essayah , Ben Nacef Ibtissem , Khiari Karima

Introduction: Glucagonomas are rare functioning pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours that secrete glucagon. Gastrinomas are neuroendocrine tumours that secrete gastrin and are rarely located in the stomach. We report an extremely rare case of concomitant gastric gastrinoma and glucagonoma.Case presentation: A 64-year-old-man with a history of digestive haemorrhage and gastrectomy presented with weight loss, asthenia, anorexia and abdominal pain. Esophagogas...

ea0063p558 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 2 | ECE2019

Endocrinopathies and diabetes: cardiovascular risk assessment

Khiari Marwa , Ben Nacef Ibtissem , Rojbi Imene , Mchirgui Nadia , Lakhoua Youssef , Khiari Karima

A large number of endocrine pathologies can be associated to abnormalities in carbohydrate tolerance up to diabetes. The latter participates in the high risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality during these pathologies. The aim of our study was to assess the cardiovascular risk in a diabetic population suffering from an endocrine pathology. This is a retrospective study conducted in the department of endocrinology at Charles Nicolle Hospital involving 54 patients hospita...

ea0049ep87 | Adrenal medulla | ECE2017

Coexisting Graves’s disease and pheochromocytoma

Belaid Rim , Oueslati Ibtissem , Mimita Wafa , Khiari Karima , Abdallah Nejib Ben

Introduction: Although Graves’ disease is often accompanied by other autoimmune diseases, only a few cases of Graves’ disease accompanied by pheochromocytoma have been described.Herein we report a rare case of coexisting Graves’ disease and pheochromocytoma.Observation: A 50-year-old male patient was referred to our department for the evaluation of right adrenal incidentaloma of 80*66 mm. He had a history of coronary...

ea0049ep147 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2017

Clinical and hormonal characteristics of adrenal incidentalomas

Belaid Rym , Oueslati Ibtissem , Mimita Wafa , Khiari Karima , Mchirgui Nadia , Abdallah Nejib Ben

Introduction: Widespread use of abdominal imaging has led to the identification of an increasing number of adrenal incidentalomas (AI) in the last decades. Causes of these adrenal masses are multiple.Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical and hormonal characteristics of AI.Materials and methods: The study was a retrospective monocentric analysis of 44 patients with AI who underwent radiographic and endocrine eva...