Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0005p28 | Clinical Case Reports | BES2003

Fatal cardiac arrest in a woman with thyrotoxic crisis and sarcoidosis

Badman M , Al-Izzi M , Winocour P

A 31 year old woman presented to the emergency department after 3 days of diarrhoea and vomiting. She was 18 months post partum and had lost 19 kg in two months. She described sweats, tremor and palpitations which had been attributed to recent emotional stress. There was no history of ingestion of iodinous compounds or family history of thyroid dysfunction. On examination the patient was tremulous, pale, cachexic, and tachycardic. There was a smooth goitre with no retrosternal...

ea0004p93 | Thyroid | SFE2002

Medical management of thyrotropin secreting pituitary adenoma with long acting somatostatin analogue Sandostatin

Badman M , Toh V , Winocour P , Powell M , Vanderpump M , Katz J

A 51 year old woman was referred for investigation of goitre. The patient described weight loss, sweating and hot flushes for 3 years. A bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy had been performed 14 years prior to presentation but the patient had been off HRT for 12 years.On examination the patient was thin, nervous and sweaty with a sinus tachycardia and a smooth goitre, but no signs of thyroid eye disease.Thyroid hormone levels were elev...