Objective: To present 2 difficult adrenal cases in an interactive computer-based CPC format.
Methods: The history of present illness will be presented for 2 patients: i) A 24-year-old woman who is 13 weeks pregnant presenting with spells and marked hypertension; ii) A 56-year-old man with hypertension, hypokalemia, and renal insufficiency. For the details of these cases, please see the Meet-the-expert handbook.
Results: The attendees will use diagnostic and treatment test menus to solve the cases and direct appropriate treatment.
Conclusions: As the cases are discussed we will review many of the practical issues surrounding the evaluation and treatment of pheochromocytoma and primary aldosteronism.
30 Apr - 04 May 2011
European Society of Endocrinology