ea0015p170 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | SFEBES2008
, Talapatra I
, Davis JRE
, Tymms DJ
A 34-year-old welder presented acutely unwell with a 2-week history of facial puffiness, swollen legs, and weight-gain. His GP had found him to be hypertensive and hypokalaemic and had commenced oral potassium supplements. Clinical examination revealed peripheral oedema (face and legs), BP was 179/100 mmHg, with no Cushingoid features. ECG and CXR were unremarkable. Tests showed leucocytosis but normal CRP, persistent hypokalaemia (2.5 mmol/l), normal venous bicarbonate and gl...