Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0026p506 | Bone/calcium/Vitamin D | ECE2011

Suspected parathyroid lesions and incidentally detected parathyroid adenomas during thyroid ultrasonography

Ozdemir Didem , Arpaci Dilek , Ucler Rifki , Cuhaci Neslihan , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Although incidentalomas in endocrine glands such as pituitary, adrenal or thyroid are well defined, parathyroid incidentaloma is a rare concept. In this study, we aimed to determine the prevalence of suspicious parathyroid lesions and true parathyroid incidentalomas in patients referred for thyroid ultrasonography (US) and investigate the possible factors that might cause inadvertent suspicion of a parathyroid adenoma.Methods: Patients susp...

ea0026p614 | Clinical case reports | ECE2011

A case of small cell lung cancer of which first finding is hyponatremia

Tuzun Dilek , Oguz Ayten , Cuhaci Neslihan , Senturk Aysegul , Zengin Nurullah , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is accepted as a neuroendocrine tumor and usually accompanied with paraneoplastic syndromes. Our case has been diagnosed as SCLC and the only finding of disease was hyponatremia.Case: Forty-four-year of female patient has admitted because of nausea, vomitting and fatigue. Serum Na level was 116 mEq/l. The patient hospitalized for further investigation. In physical examination BP was 140/80 mmHg, HR was 72 beats/min. Patient ...

ea0026p615 | Clinical case reports | ECE2011

Evaluation of autoimmune endocrine disturbances in celiac patients

Oguz Ayten , Akin Ebru , Tuzun Dilek , Demirezer Aylin B , Ersoy Osman , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Aim: Celiac disease is closely related with other autoimmune diseases. Our purpose is to examine the existence of endocrine diseases in Celiac patients.Materials and methods: Celiac patients admitted to gastroenterology clinic were referred to our endocrinology clinic between the dates of September of 2009 and June of 2010. This patient group was evaluated to see as if they had autoimmune thyroiditis, type 1 DM, primary hypoparathyroidism and primary adr...

ea0026p618 | Clinical case reports | ECE2011

A rare cause of nontraumatic rhabdomyolysis: central diabetes insipidus

Tuzun Dilek , Oguz Ayten , Caner Sedat , Tam Ali A , Cuhaci Neslhan , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Nontraumatic rhabdomyolysis is mostly caused by drugs, alcohol consumption or compression of muscles. Severe hyperosmolarity rarely can cause rhabdomyolysis. Our case has santral diabetes insipidus that has admitted with the clinical picture of rhabdomyolysis.Case: Twenty-six-years old male has admitted to our clinic with the complaint of weakness, nausea, vomitting, polydipsia, polyuria, difficulty in walking and tendency to sleep. Neurologic examinatio...

ea0026p619 | Clinical case reports | ECE2011

Our clinical experience in percutenous ethanol injection into cystic tyroid nodules

Cakir Bekir , Ucler Rifki , Arpaci Dilek , Balkan Fevzi , Dirikoc Ahmet , Ersoy Reyhan

Aim: Percutenous ethanol injection (PEI) is a minimally invasive method which can be preferred in treatment of cystic thyroid nodules. We have presented our cases of PEI below.Material and methods: We have performed PEI to 8 patients in our clinic. We have made ultrasound guided fluid aspiration from the cysts which were confirmed to be benign. We have injected ethanol (98%) into the pouche of the cyst in an amount that is 20–40% of the cystic fluid...

ea0026p620 | Clinical case reports | ECE2011

Two cases of allergic reactions which has developed due to usage of insulin analogues

Oguz Ayten , Inancli Serap , Kaya Gulfem , Polat Burcak , Metin Ahmet , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

We have presented two cases of allergic reactions developed due to usage of insulin aspart.Case 1: Forty-years-old female patient has admitted to emergency with diabetic ketoacidosis. Parenteral hydration with saline solution and insulin infusion has been given to her in ER. After ketoacidosis picture has improved, mixture of insulin asparte and insulin asparte protamine was started as maintenance therapy. After the application of second insulin dosage, ...

ea0026p715 | Diabetes (epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2011

Autoimmune markers in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Ozdemir Didem , Baser Husniye , Ucler Rifki , Usluogullari Alper , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) is frequently associated with other autoimmune diseases. In this study, we aimed to evaluate thyroid autoantibodies, celiac antibodies and antiparietal antibody in patients with type 1 DM.Methods: Thyroid antithyroid peroxidase (anti-TPO) and antithyroglobulin (anti-Tg) antibodies, antiinsulin, antiislet cell and anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase (anti-GAD) antibodies, antiparietal antibody, antiendomisium, anti...

ea0022p15 | Adrenal | ECE2010

Pheochromocytoma in an incidentally discovered cystic adrenal mass: a case report

Oguz Ayten , Ersoy Pamir Eren , Sugutlugil Melike Metin , Guler Gulnur , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Adrenal cysts are rare usually benign and asymptomatic. Histologically, they are classified as epithelial, endothelial, parasitic and pseudocysts. Although extremely rare and clinically more dramatic cystic adrenal carcinoma and cystic pheochromocytoma must be considered in the differential diagnosis of adrenal cysts. In this report, we presented a patient with a large cystic pheochromocytoma.Case report: A 30-year-old female patient admitt...

ea0022p59 | Adrenal | ECE2010

QTc and P wave dispersion in patients with Cushing's syndrome

Bayram Nihal Akar , Ersoy Reyhan , Tuzun Dilek , Inancli Serap Soytac , Bozkurt Engin , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: The clinical implications of QTc and P wave dispersion in patients with Cushing’s syndrome have not been studied previously. In this study, we aimed to compare QTc dispersion and P wave dispersion in patients with Cushing’s syndrome and healthy subjects.Material and method: Sixteen patients with Cushing’s syndrome diagnosed on clinical, laboratory and imaging findings and 16 age and sex matched control subjects were included....

ea0022p133 | Cardiovascular endocrinology and lipid metabolism | ECE2010

Are the thyroid functions associated with widespread of acute coronary syndromes?

Tuzun Dilek , Bayram Nihal Akar , Faruk Cicek Omer , Ersoy Reyhan , Bozkurt Engin , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Serum thyroid hormone levels have been described in several systemic non-thyroideal illnesses, among them acute heart diseases. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between thyroid functions and widespread of ACS, and to evaluate the potential changes in thyroid hormone profile in acute coronary syndromes (ACS) at the time of diagnosis and compare them between two groups, based on therapeutic implications and distinct prognoses: unstable angi...