Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0003p291 | Thyroid | BES2002

Lithium associated thyrotoxicosis

Ghosh S , Bangar V

Hypothyroidism is common with lithium therapy. Thyrotoxicosis is rare. Of 81 cases of thyrotoxicosis related to lithium therapy reported 22 were silent thyroiditis , 39 Graves' disease and 11 autonomous nodule.We report a 56 year old male who had been on lithium for the last four years for bipolar illness, was referred to us when he was found to be biochemically thyrotoxic on routine testing. The TSH was less than 0.01, FT37.3, FT4 154. On his visit to ...

ea0015p225 | Pituitary | SFEBES2008

Polycystic ovary syndrome or Cushing’s syndrome or both

Rana Subhash Chander , Mousa A , Bangar V

Objective: We describe a patient who was dealt as a case of polycystic syndrome for about a decade before it was discovered that she was suffering from CushingÂ’s syndrome because of anterior pituitary adenoma. Our aim is to highlight the fact that even today PCOS ought to be a diagnosis of exclusion and it is vital to rule out other causes with similar features.Case report: Our patient is a 45 years old female who was levelled as a case of PCOS 10 y...

ea0015p344 | Thyroid | SFEBES2008

Gynaecomastia as a sole manifestation of asymptomatic hyperthyroidism

Rana Subhash C , Mousa A , Bangar V

Objective: We present a 62-year-old male who had manifested with gynaecomastia to a surgeon. He was able to avoid mastectomy when it was found that his gynaecomastia was being caused by asymptomatic hyperthyroidism.Case report: A 62 years male presented to a surgeon with 6 months history of gradual enlargement of both of his breasts primarily for cosmetic reasons. The surgeon had planned bilateral mastectomies pending funding from the primary care trust....