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#419 Morphological Characteristics of Pancreatic Tumors in Children and Young Patients
Introduction: Pancreatic tumors (PT) usually occur after age 60 and almost never in children and young patients (pts). Little is known concerning frequency, morphological and immunohistochemical (IHC) characteristics of PTs in children and young pts.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: I Voronkova
#855 Extrapulmonary Small Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Colon in an 18-Year-Old Girl
Introduction: Extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma (EPSCC) is a very rare aggressive malignant tumor typical for older age. Prognosis of EPSCC remains very poor, with three years OS 38% and five years OS less than 13%. The median survival for GI localised EPSCC is only five months. Initial extent of disease is the most sensitive prognostic factor.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Viera - Bajciova
Authors: Bajciova V, Kren L, Oltova A, ...
#634 Merkel Cell Carcinoma in a Nine-Year-Old Girl
Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) of the skin is a rare neuroendocrine tumor characterized by its rapid growth and aggressive clinical behavior. MCC is a typical tumor of older age (average age is 65 years). In children and adolescents less than 20 years of age, it is extremely rare. Information regarding MCC in childhood can be found in the literature only in the form of individual case reports. Due to the rarity of MCC in the young population, any clinical studies or treatment recommendations in these patients are missing.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Viera - Bajciova
Authors: Bajciova V, Kren L, Sterba J, Prasek J, ...
#1242 Epidemiological Characteristics from a Single Centre Database. Cohort of 1301 Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients: Is There an Association Between Age and Grade of NET?
Introduction: There is limited data related to epidemiology of NETs and patient survival. For many cancers younger age of diagnosis can be associated with worse survival.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Dr Mehmet Yalchin
Keywords: Survival
#2200 Tumor Size Correlates with Grading in Nonfunctioning Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors and Is Not Age-Dependent
Introduction: Tumor growth and Ki67 value increase are associated with aggressiveness in nonfunctioning pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (NF-PanNET), but their natural history is largely unknown. It is unknown if the evolution of NF-PanNET is time-dependant.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Surgical treatment and Ablative Therapies
Presenting Author: Francesca Muffatti
#1327 Is Screening of Young Asymptomatic MEN1 Patients Necessary?
Introduction: Recent clinical practice guidelines recommend that routine screening of MEN1 mutation carriers should start at the age of 5 years to detect MEN1-associated tumors which is controversial in the scientific community.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: MD Jerena Manoharan
Keywords: Screening, MEN1
#492 Should Primary Hyperparathyroidism at Age Below 40 Years Always Lead to Search for MEN-1, Despite Presence of Other Plausible Explanations?
Introduction: A 30-year-old female patient with inherited osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) Type 1 was referred due to hypercalcaemia and suspicion of primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT). She had serum ca2+ 1.56 mmol/L, serum parathyroid hormone 115 ng/ml (< 70), and pHPT was diagnosed, but no scan uptake. By exploratory neck surgery, all parathyroid glands were hyperplastic and 3 ½ parathyroid + thymus were removed. The HPT was hypothesised to be due to abnormal calcium metabolism from OI (J Endocrinol Invest 1999), although not described previously.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Professor Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen
Keywords: MEN-1, screening, pHPT
#1640 SDHB Mutation in a Young Patient with a Metastatic Paraganglioma of the Urinary Bladder
Introduction: Paragangliomas are rare tumors that arise from the sympathetic and parasympathetic ganglia that can possess an inherited trait.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: MD Ioana Maria Lambrescu
Authors: Lambrescu I M, Cima L, Leca B, Martin S, ...
#1870 Detection of Metastatic Insulinoma with 68Ga-NODAGA-Exendin-4 PET/CT in a Young Child – A Case Report
Introduction: Malignant insulinomas are extremely rare in children. Localizing metastases of insulinoma is challenging. Imaging modalities like CT and MRI show limited results. Somatostatin-receptor (SSTR) imaging (SRS) performs better. However, a subgroup of malignant insulinoma lack SSRT-2 and can, therefore, not be localized using SRS. We propose that in these cases GLP-1R imaging, using the stable GLP-1 analog exendin, could play an important role.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: Msc. Marti Boss
#22 A Case Illustrative of Phenotypic Heterogeneity and Challenges in the Management of Paraganglioma
Introduction: Paragangliomas (PGLs) are extra-adrenal, usually benign, highly vascularized tumors that originate from neural-crest-derived chromaffin cells. These tumors are subdivided as either sympathetic or parasympathetic, depending on their location and catecholamine production. Sympathetic PGLs are situated along the abdominal sympathetic trunk and usually produce catecholamines, whereas parasympathetic PGLs are located in the head and neck, and these usually do not produce catecholamines. PGLs may present as sporadic or inherited tumor syndrome, including MEN 2, with RET germline mutations, von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease due to germline mutations in VHL gene, and pheochromocytoma-PGL syndrome. The latter is frequently a hereditary condition and is caused by germline mutations in the SDHB, SDHC, or SDHC genes. Patients with familial PGLs may present at a younger age, often as multifocal tumors, with an increased risk of recurrence and a higher frequency of malignancy in those with SDHB mutations. SDH mutations induce angiogenesis and tumorogenesis through the inhibition of hypoxia-inducible factors (HIF)-propyl hyroxylase. A younger age at onset, malignancy, and a positive family history are clinical parameters of high specificity, but low sensitivity for diagnosis. Genetic analysis for mutations in SDH genes for the patient and family members, and surveillance for the affected patient and family members, are necessary where there are no clear clinical or family indicators for the syndrome. We present a case of a large abdominal malignant PGL in a 20-year-old pt. that went on without clinical detection for at least three years.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Mohammed Ahmed
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