hrp0097p1-187 | Thyroid | ESPE2023

Thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid carcinoma in children and adolescents. Experience of a tertiary pediatric endocrinology center in Greece.

Dikaiakou Eirini , Leka Sofia , Kosteria Ioanna , Athanasouli Fani , Vakaki Marina , Geli Myrsini , Sevaslidou Ioanna , Papadopoulou Katerina , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina

Objectives: The aim of this study was to report on the frequency and describe the clinical characteristics of the ones diagnosed as thyroid cancer among all suspicious nodules diagnosed in the pediatric endocrinology department and to compare the findings with recent published literature.Methods: Retrospective study during the last 5 years. Patients aged <18 years, with suspected thyroid nodule malignancy, according t...

hrp0097p1-397 | Thyroid | ESPE2023

Increased frequency of Grave’s Disease during COVID-19 pandemic

Kosteria Ioanna , Athanasouli Fani , Dikaiakou Eirini , Leka-Emiris Sofia , Papadopoulou Katerina , Fakiolas Stefanos , Kafetzi Maria , Vakaki Marina , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina

Introduction: Increased frequency of Grave’s disease (GD) has been reported both in adults and youth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Aim: To compare the frequency of GD prior and during the COVID-19 pandemic.Methods: Retrospective analysis of children diagnosed with GD over the last 13 years in our Department.Results: A total of 22 children (31.8% boys) with a mean age of 10.55...