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6 results for "steroids".
#423 Case Report : A Rare Cause of Retroperitoneal Fibrosis Responding to Steroids
Introduction: Retroperitoneal fibrosis is a rare inflammatory disease. Neuroendocrine tumors are a heterogenous group that arise from enterochromaffin cells, most commonly in the gastrointestinal tract. Their capacity to secrete hormones, five HT, tachykinins etc, are responsible for symptoms known as carcinoid syndrome. However NETS, particularly arising from the midgut, can cause fibrosis. This can result in bowel obstruction, but also cause fibrosis in the retroperitoneum, lungs and cardiac valvular fibrosis.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Dalvinder Mandair
#149 Giant adrenal tumor: a case report
Introduction: A gigantic adrenal tumor is a challenge regarding diagnosis before surgery and pathological exam, but also related to the surgical approach itself due to multiple risks.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Assoc. Professor Catalina Poiana
#244 Challenges in the Management of VIPoma Patients
Introduction: VIPomas are a rare neuroendocrine tumor (NET). 90% are pancreatic. 40-70% are metastatic at presentation. The VIPoma syndrome is characterized by secretory diarrhoea, hypokalaemia and achlorhydria.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Fatima El-Khouly
#506 Paraneoplastic Neurological Syndrome in a Patient with a Pancreatic Well-Differentiated Endocrine Tumor
Introduction: Few studies report the association of neurological syndromes with a carcinoid, the majority being small-cell lung cancer.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Maria Pia Brizzi
#924 Somatostatin Analogs (SSA) in Patients with Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia: A Case Series
Introduction: Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia (DIPNECH) is a rare lung disease associated with proliferation of neuroendocrine cells in the lung. Although typically considered a benign condition, DIPNECH causes chronic, progressive cough and dyspnea. There have been no treatments described in the literature.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: Dr. Jonathan R Strosberg
#950 Outcome of Malignant Insulinomas (MI) in the Community Setting
Introduction: MI is a rare and difficult to handle functional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor with a variety of therapeutic alternatives.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: MD Carlos Lopez Lopez