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21st Joint Meeting of the British Endocrine Societies

Poster Presentations

Clinical Case Reports

The perils of low dose locally delivered steroids
1Academic Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Portsmouth, UK; 2Department of Dermatology, Portsmouth, UK.
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Isolated growth hormone deficiency and BPES
1Department of Endocrinology, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK; 2Department of Clinical Genetics, St Mary's Hospital, Manchester, UK.
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Pituitary mass and hypopituitarism with Wegeners granulomatosis
Department of Endocrinology, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK.
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Hyperparathyroidism and polycythaemia
Wolverhampton Diabetes Centre, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, UK.
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Type 1 diabetes in the elderly
Kumar J   Laji K   Page M  
1Eastbourne District General Hospital, UK; 2University Hospital of Wales, UK; 3Royal Glamorgan Hospital, UK
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Management of thyrotoxicosis in a non-compliant pregnant woman
John L   Lloyd J  
Department of Endocrinology, Leighton Hospital, Crewe, UK.
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Lack of cortisol response using the glucagon stimulation test in diabetic autonomic neuropathy
1University Medicine,University of Plymouth; 2Department of Diabetes&Endocrinology, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth.
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'Brittle Addison's disease' but not 'Brittle diabetes' in a young woman with Addison's disease and type 1 diabetes mellitus
1Diabetes and Endocrine Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, Essex, UK; 2Department of Endocrinology, St Bartholomews Hosptal, London, UK.
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A rare cause of intrasellar mass: Cholesterol granuloma
1Department of Endocrinology, Erciye University, Kayseri, Turkey; 2Department of Pathology, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey; 3Department of Radiology, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey; 4Department of Neurosurgery, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey.
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Mitochondrial inheritance of maternal, familial short stature with diabetes mellitus
1Department of Paediatric Endocrinology, Royal Hospital for Children, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol. BS8 2DD. UK; 2Department of Paediatrics, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford. OX3 9DU. UK.
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Prolactin elevation to 16,630 mU/l in a case of a large non-functioning pituitary adenoma
1Endocrinology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK; 2Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, The Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK; 3Endocrinology & Diabetes, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, UK; 4Neuroradiology, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.
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Glucocorticoid remediable aldosteronism. A Northern Ireland experience
1Regional Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes (Metabolic Unit), Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland; 2Ulster Hospital, Dundonald, Belfast, Northern Ireland; 3Department of Medicine & Therapeutics, Gardiner Institute, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK; 4Regional Endocrine Laboratory, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
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Acute polyarticular synovitis complicating Grave's disease
Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK.
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Congenital adrenal hyperplasia: A tale of two enzymes
Imperial College School of Medicine Endocrine Unit, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK;
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A new management for congenital adrenal hyperplasia?
Imperial College School of Medicine Endocrine Unit, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK;
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A case of pseudohypoparathyroidism with diagnostic dilemmas
Regional Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes (Metabolic Unit), Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast, Northern Ireland;
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Cushing's syndrome of indeterminate origin. Sucessful treatment of a liver abscess after therapy with a block and replacement medical regimen
1Regional Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes (Metabolic Unit), Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland; 2Regional Endocrine Laboratory, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland;
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Self-hypophysectomy - and return to normal
1Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Middlesbrough General Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK; 2Department of Medicine, Bishop Auckland General Hospital, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, UK.
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Acute presentation of a ruptured craniopharyngioma
1Department of Medicine, UHW, Cardiff, UK; 2Department of Neurosurgery, UHW, Cardiff, UK.
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What is the natural history of scalp hairloss in association with the use of somatostatin analogues in the treatment of acromegaly?
1Department of Endocrinology, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK; 2Department of Molecular & Clinical Endocrinology & Oncology, Frederico II University of Naples, Italy.
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Fish oil and antacids: A cautionary tale
1Endocrine Unit, Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London; 2Department of Nephrology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London.
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Primary hyperaldosteronism in association with primary hyperparathyroidism and prolactinoma - a case report
Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Derby, UK.
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A case of Gitelman's syndrome
1Kings College Hospital, London, UK; 2Princess Margaret Hospital, Swindon, UK
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Iatrogenic Acromegaly
Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus, St. Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
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Efficacy and safety of high dose testosterone therapy in partial androgen insensitivity
Department of Endocrinology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK.
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Xanthoma Disseminatum: A rare cause of hypopituitarism
1Department of Endocrinology , Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK; 2Department of Endocrinology, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK.
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Sustained improvement in vision in a recurrent growth hormone secreting macroadenoma during treatment with octreotide in the absence of marked tumour shrinkage. A reason for cautious optimism ?
1Regional Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland; 2Regional Endocrine Laboratory, Royal Victoria hospital. Belfast, Northern Ireland.
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Hyperprolactinaemia in a patient taking the herbal remedy Agnus Castus
1Regional Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland; 2Regional Endocrine Laboratory, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
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Differentiated thyroid carcinoma with large bony metastases - what is the best approach?
1Department of Endocrinology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK; 2Department of Oncology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK.
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An unusual presentation of sarcoidosis
King P   Kong M  
Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Derby, UK
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A spontaneously resolving mediastinal parathyroid adenoma with no previous Tc-99m pertechnetate uptake
Idris I   Kong M   King P  
Jenny O'Neill Diabetes Centre, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Derby, U.K.
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A patient with Turner's syndrome, type 2 diabetes and primary biliary cirrhosis
Department of Endocrinology,St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK
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A case of polyuria, thirst and weight loss
Halton General Hospital, Runcorn, UK.
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Growth hormone deficiency in salt-losing congenital adrenal hyperplasia
1Department of Endocrinology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK; 2The Middlesex Hospital (UCLH), London, UK.
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Thromboembolism in patients with Cushing's disease - a retrospective case review
Department of Endocrinology, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK.
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Multidisciplinary management of Cushing's syndrome due to a malignant thymic carcinoid tumour
1Department of Endocrinology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK; 2Department of Oncology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK.
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Li-Fraumeni syndrome with adrenocortical tumours producing oestrogens in the father and testosterone in his 18-month-old daughter
1Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus, St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland; 2Department of Medical Genetics , University College Dublin and The National Centre for Medical Genetics, Dublin, Ireland.
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Cushing's disease and nasal obstruction from a large biochemically 'silent' corticotroph adenoma
1Southend Hospital, Westcliff on Sea, Essex, UK; 2National Hospital, Queen Sqare, London, UK.
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Cushing's syndrome presenting with weight loss and type II diabetes mellitus
1Department of Medicine, King's College Hospital, London, UK; 2Department of Clinical Biochemistry, King's College Hospital, London, UK; 3Department of Chemical Pathology, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK; 4Department of Surgery, King's College Hospital, London, UK.
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Extremely long effects of vitamin D therapy: A near-fatal complication of thyroid surgery
Endocrine Unit, Southend Hospital, Westcliff on Sea, Essex, UK.
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Severe thyroid eye disease associated with stable primary hypothyroidism
1Department Of Diabetes & Endocrinology, Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, UK; 2Department of Opthalmology, Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, UK.
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Apparent mineralocorticoid excess caused by Barnips cough tablets
Pinderfields General Hospital, Wakefield, UK.
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Bilateral adrenal histoplasmosis
Department of Endocrinology, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK.
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Cranial diabetes insipidus and possible prolactinoma-an interesting case
Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Bishop Auckland General Hospital, County Durham, UK.
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The use of the domperidone test in differentiating macroprolactinaemia from true hyperprolactinaemia
Department of Endocrinology University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK.
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A case report of hungry bone syndrome in the course of Graves disease
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul,Turkey.
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Anaplastic carcinoma of the thyroid presenting with hyperthyroidism
1Division of Medical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK; 2Department of Otolaryngology, University Hospital, Birmingham, UK.
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A case of Addison's disease caused by the antiphospholipid syndrome
Craigavon Area Hospital, County Armagh, Northern Ireland.
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Acute adrenal insufficiency and encephalomeningitis with cerebral haemorrhage: A case of secondary lupus anticoagulant syndrome?
1Department of Endocrinology, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK; 2Department of Neurology, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK.
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Pituitary carcinoma - a pain in the head and a pain in the neck
Division of Medical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK.
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A case of false immunoassay results due to assay interference
1Department of Metabolic Medicine, Imperial School of Medicine, Hammersmith Campus, London, UK; 2Clinical Chemistry, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK.
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Prolactinoma and macroprolactin
1Department of Endocrinology, Torbay Hospital, Torbay, UK; 2Department of Biochemistry, Southend Hospital, Southend, UK.
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Is the Endocrine nurse too accessible?
Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK.
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Ghanaian influenza
Department of Endocrinology, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK.
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Seizures as first manifestation of catch 22 syndrome in adulthood
1Department of Neurology, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland, UK; 2Department of Metabolic Medicine, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland, UK.
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An androgen-secreting tumour presenting with resistant hypertension and an 'incidentaloma'
Department of Diabetes & Endocrinology, Derby, UK.
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A near fatal case of haematuria
1Department of Endocrinology, Adelaide and Meath Hospital incorporating The National Hospital for Sick Children, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland; 2Department of Surgery, Adelaide and Meath Hospital incorporating The National Hospital for Sick Children, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland; 3Consultant Chemical Pathologist, Adelaide and Meath Hospital incorporating The National Hospital for Sick Children, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland
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An unusual case of secondary amenorrhea
1Department of Endocrinology, James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland; 2Department of Histopathology, James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland; 3Department of Gynaecology, James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin, Ireland.
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A diagnostic trilemma of primary adrenal failure, sepsis and HITTS
1Department of Endocrinology, Adelaide & Meath Hospitals incorporating the National Hospital for Sick Children, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland; 2Department of Radiology, Adelaide & Meath Hospitals incorporating the National Hospital for Sick Children, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland; 3Department of Haematology, Adelaide & Meath Hospitals incorporating the National Hospital for Sick Children, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland.
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