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ea0056p710 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2018

A case of diabetes insiputus due to ectopically located neurohypophysis presented during pregnancy

Bilginer Muhammet Cuneyt , Polat Burcak , Ogmen Berna , Topaloglu Oya , Baser Husniye , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Background: Gestational diabetes insipidus (DI) is a rare complication of pregnancy, usually developing in the last trimester and resolves spontaneously 4–6 weeks post-partum. It is mainly caused by excessive vasopressinase activity, an enzyme expressed by placental trophoblasts which metabolises arginine vasopressin (AVP). However in some cases, it can develop in a patient who had limited reserve of ADH and marginal central DI prior to pregnancy and may not reso...

ea0056p842 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2018

Thicknesses of Chorioretinal layers in Prolactinoma Patients: A Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Study

Evranos Berna , Faki Sevgul , Polat Sefika Burcak , Ugurlu Nagihan , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Prolactinoma is a type of pituitary tumor that produces excessive amount of the hormone prolactin. It is the most common type of hormonally-active pituitary tumor. These tumors can result in ocular complications such as vision loss and visual fields (VF) defect. In this study, we aimed to evaluate thicknesses of chorioretinal layers in patients with prolactinoma.Material and method: We enrolled 21 prolactinoma patients (13 females, 8 males ...

ea0056p853 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2018

Presence of empty sella in a patient with clinical and biochemical diagnosis of acromegaly

Bestepe Nagihan , Aydin Cevdet , Tam Abbas Ali , Ercan Karabekir , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Acromegaly is an acquired disorder related to excessive production of growth hormone (GH) and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1). It is characterized by progressive somatic disfigurement and systemic manifestations. Empty sella (ES) is an anatomical condition comprising sella turcica that is partially or completely filled with cerebrospinal fluid mainly due to intrasellar herniation of subarachnoid space. Primary ES may be associated with endocrine dysfunction ...

ea0056p1137 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2018

ABO blood groups, Rh factor and thyroid cancer risk: To ‘B’ or not to ‘B’

Tam Abbas Ali , Ozdemir Didem , Faki Sevgul , Bilginer Muhammet Cuneyt , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Aim: In this study, we aimed to evaluate ABO blood groups and Rh factor in patients with thyroid cancer. We also assessed whether the ABO/Rh factor had any effect on prognosis, agressive features and advanced stage of thyroid malignancies.Methods: Medical records of patients who underwent thyroidectomy between December 2006 and September 2014 were evaluated retrospectively. Demographical and clinical features, cytological results (according to Bethesda c...

ea0056p1182 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2018

May cinacalcet improve psychiatric symptoms by decreasing calcium levels in lithium-associated hyperparathyroidism?

Faki Sevgul , Aydin Cevdet , Polat Sefika Burcak , Ozdemir Didem , Bilginer Muhammet Cuneyt , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Lithium is the preferred and most efficacious therapy for acute and maintenance therapy of bipolar depressive disorder. Lithium use is associated with an increased incidence of hyperparathyroidism (4.3–6.3%) and have a female preponderance. Bilateral neck exploration was the most common surgical approach while a few patients were managed medically. The initial management of Lithium-associated hyperparathyroidism (LAH) is medical intervention which includes d...

ea0056ep169 | Thyroid | ECE2018

Two cases of Graves dermopathy: A rare and pathognomonic symptom

Bilginer Muhammet Cuneyt , Polat Burcak , Ogmen Berna , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

Introduction: Pretibial myxedema is a rare manifestation of Graves’ disease caused by local autoimmune attack of the connective tissue probably mediated by anti TSH receptor autoantibodies (TRab). Its prevalence changes between 0.4 and 5% in Graves ‘patients and usually is accompanied by opthalmopathy. The diagnosis requires physical examination and clinical suspicion and in doubtful cases biopsy may be performed.Case 1: Sixty four years old fe...

ea0073pep15.7 | Presented ePosters 15: Late Breaking | ECE2021

Adherence to levothyroxine treatment and factors related with adherence in hypothyroid patients

Dirikoc Ahmet , Genc Birgul , Ozdemir Didem , Tam Abbas Ali , Topaloglu Oya , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

ObjectivesAdherence to treatment is one of the most important parameters that affect the success of the treatment in hypothyroidism. We aimed to evaluate the use and adherence to treatment and determine the factors that are related to adherence in patients on levothyroxine therapy.Materials and MethodsPatients older than 18 years old and using levothyroxine for hypothyroidism were recruited. Demographical, so...

ea0073aep794 | Late Breaking | ECE2021

Cushing’s syndrome presenting with dilated cardiomyopathy: A case report

Turan Erdogan Beril , Houssein Mehdi , Ozcelik Ozgur , Cuhaci Seyrek Neslihan , Topaloglu Oya , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

BackgroundCardiovascular complications of Cushing’s syndrome (CS) include; hypertension, left ventricular hypertrophy, and myocardial ischaemia. Also, CS can cause structural and functional changes in the heart, leading to dilated cardiomyopathy in rare cases. Here, we present a case with dilated cardiomyopathy related to Cushing’s syndrome.CaseA 31-year-old male patient applied to the cardiology de...

ea0073aep799 | Late Breaking | ECE2021

Comparison of patients with normocalcemic and hypercalcemic primary hyperparathyroidism

leyla akdoğan , Burcak Polat Sefika , Aydin Cevdet , Ogmen Berna , Topaloglu Oya , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

ObjectivePrimary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is the most common cause of hypercalcemia. A group of patients who were followed up with a diagnosis of PHPT had normal calcium levels with high parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels. For the diagnosis of normocalcemic PHPT, secondary causes of hyperparathyroidism such as vitamin D deficiency should be excluded. In this study, the data of 318 PHPT patients who were operated were retrospectively analyzed, and biochem...

ea0073aep814 | Late Breaking | ECE2021

Awareness of normal weight, overweight and obese patients about complications, risk factors and prevention of obesity

Dirikoc Ahmet , Genc Birgul , Ozdemir Didem , Evranos Ogmen Berna , Topaloglu Oya , Ersoy Reyhan , Cakir Bekir

BackgroundWe aimed to determine the awareness of obese, overweight and normal weight patients about the complications, causes and prevention of obesity.MethodsPatients who admitted to our clinic during a four months period were included. Demographical features, familial histories of obesity, smoking, alcohol use, chronic diseases, medications, medical nutrition therapy and exercise habits were determined. Ans...