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ea0082p24 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2022

A tricky situation: hypercalcaemia in pregnancy

Dhar Mili , Smout Vera , Ahamed Sadiq Shafana , Bano Gul

Section 1: Case history: A 39-year-old Asian lady at 18 weeks of gestation, after in vitro fertilisation pregnancy, was found to have an adjusted calcium level of 3.08 (range 2.20-2.60 mmol/l) on routine blood tests. She was asymptomatic. Her Parathyroid hormone (PTH) was 14.1 (1.1-6.9pmol/l) and 25 hydroxy vitamin D 16 (15-174 nmol/l). She had insulin treated diabetes following an episode of pancreatitis for which no cause was identified. She was treated as an inpati...

ea0082p26 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2022

An unusual cardiovascular manifestation of hyperthyroidism

Smout Vera , Dhar Mili , Ahamed Sadiq Shafana , Bano Gul

Case History: 41-year-old female presented with a 3-day history of fever, cough, and breathlessness. She had palpitations, diarrhoea and weight loss of 4-5 kg over 1 month. Graves” disease had been diagnosed 5 years prior to this episode and she had been treated with carbimazole but was not in remission. On this occasion, she was febrile and had atrial fibrillation. She also had right pleural effusion and bilateral pedal oedema.Investigations: Blood...

ea0082oc5 | Oral Communications | SFEEU2022

Unusual cause of acromegaly in a young patient

Ahamed Sadiq Shafana , Smout Vera , Dhar Mili , Poddar Ankur , Bano Gul

Case History: A 35-year-old was referred to surgery with a confirmed diagnosis of symptomatic acromegaly. Her GH failed to suppress during an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), her IGF-1 and prolactin was high. The histology and immunocytochemistry suggested pituitary hyperplasia. We started to look for conditions associated with pituitary hyperplasia resulting in GHRH production, including the genetic tests for inherited conditions. A solitary nodule was noted in her neck du...