Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0034p1 | Bone | SFEBES2014

Primary hyperparathyroidism in pregnancy

Abbas Jehangir , Bilous Rudy

Introduction: We submit a rare presentation of primary hyperparathyroidism in pregnancy posing complex management difficulties.Case report: A 32-year-old Asian woman presented during third trimester of her pregnancy with symptoms of lethargy, leg pain, and weakness. Routine investigations revealed an elevated calcium level (3.83 mM) and PTH level of 231.1 ng/l. She was treated with i.v. fluids and pamidronate. An ultrasound of her thyroid gland showed a ...

ea0037ep1133 | Endocrine tumours | ECE2015

Craniopharyngioma audit, single centre experience

Abbas Jehangir , Kane Philip , Arutchelvan Vijayaraman

Objectives: Craniopharyngioma is a benign tumour of the suprasellar region that is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in comparison to other causes of hypopituitarism. We aimed to establish the mode of presentation, investigations, treatment outcomes, mortality and subjective improvement in patients with craniopharyngioma in a single institution over 10 years.Design: Retrospective case notes review of patients with Craniopharyngioma on end...

ea0031p88 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2013

Rare case of pheochromocytoma presenting in pregnancy

Abbas Jehangir , Zhyzhneuskaya Sviatlana , Ganguri Murali , Arutchelvam Vijayaraman

Introduction: We submit a rare presentation of pheaochromocytoma in pregnanacy, diagnosed just before delivery, posing complex management difficulties.Case presentationA 24-year-old primipara had headache, hypertension and visual disturbance but without any palpitations or diaphoresis. Her headache was persistent during pregnancy. Investigations at 39 weeks of gestation showed normal plasma Normetadrenaline at 885.0 (120–1180)...

ea0031p280 | Pituitary | SFEBES2013

Isolated central hypoadrenalism as the sole manifestation of presumed neurosarcoidosis

Zhyzhneuskaya Sviatlana , Ganguri Murali , Abbas Jehangir , Nag Sath

Introduction: Hypothalamic–pituitary sarcoidosis is uncommon and affects <10% of patients with neurosarcoidosis. It presents a diagnostic challenge. We present a case of isolated central hypoadrenalism presenting as the sole manifestation of neurosarcoidosis.Case history: A 76-year-old man with recently diagnosed primary hypothyroidism presented with weight loss, increasing lethargy and fatigue. Physical exam revealed inguinal lymhadenopathy. St...

ea0059p156 | Obesity &amp; metabolism | SFEBES2018

Randomised trial of empagliflozin versus metformin in polycystic ovary syndrome

Javed Zeeshan , Papageorgiou Maria , Kilpatrick Eric , Abbas Jehangir , Khan Amer , Rigby Alan , Atkin Stephen , Sathyapalan Thozhukat

Background: Empagliflozin is a sodium-glucose-cotransporter-2 that improves cardiovascular risk and weight loss in patients with type 2 diabetes. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is associated with obesity and increased cardiovascular risk; therefore, empagliflozin may be of benefit in PCOS.Methods: A randomised, open-label study in 40 overweight and obese women with PCOS treated with either empagliflozin 25 mg or metformin 1500mg daily for 12 weeks....

ea0031p272 | Pituitary | SFEBES2013

Rare case of round blue cell pituitary tumour with probable hypothalamic involvement

Zhyzhneuskaya Sviatlana , Mitchell Anna , Abbas Jehangir , Ganguri Murali , Biswas Swethajit , Perros Petros , Kane Philip , Arutchelvam Vijayaraman

Introduction: We submit a rare presentation of round blue cell pituitary tumour complicated by cranial diabetes insipidus following transphenoidal surgery.Case history: 47-year-old lady with severe headache was diagnosed with a 10 mm non functioning pituitary macro adenoma. Initial plan for conservative management was revised as she developed sixth cranial nerve palsy, bi temporal hemianopia and rapidly enlarging pituitary tumour to 20×18×19 mm...