Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0059ep6 | Adrenal and steroids | SFEBES2018

How reliable are regular menses as a guide to endocrine health?

Bawlchhim Zosanglura , Bingham Emma

Background: Birth control is widely encouraged to prevent unwanted pregnancies and around two-third of women use contraception. Prescribed contraceptives may result in amenorrhoea or withdrawal bleeds which can mask the initial symptoms of many endocrine disorders delaying diagnosis and treatment.Case Summary: A 43-year old Filipino female nurse was referred for headache, uncontrolled hypertension, weight gain, hirsutism and acne with raised serum testos...

ea0082p41 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2022

An interesting cause of Hypertensive Crisis: Phaeochromocytoma

Tulsi Dooshyant , Rao Komal , Bradley Meg , Bawlchhim Zosanglura , Falinska Agnieszka , Russell-Jones David

Case History: A 46 year old lady presented to A&E with a 4 day history of headache, vomiting, abdominal pain and fever. On further questioning, she admitted to having had experienced occasional episodes of palpitations, hot flushes and headaches over the past few months. She had history of appendectomy when she was young and acoustic neuroma removal few years ago. She wasnÂ’t on any regular medications. On clinical examination, she looked visibly unwell and was hypoxic...

ea0044p168 | Neuroendocrinology and pituitary | SFEBES2016

Combining conventional treatment and complementary therapies benefits pituitary patients

Bawlchhim Zosanglura , Kurera Isuri , Corser Val , Herring Roselle , Pike Anne , Russell-jones David , Hordern Victoria , Davidson Sue

Complementary therapies are becoming a recognised adjunctin cancer care as they address the psychological burden of coping with cancer. When provided in addition to standard treatments they can help provide patient centred holistic care. Patients with pituitary conditions may develop debilitating symptoms that are not easily addressed despite appropriate medical treatment.Aim: To determine whether Complementary therapies lead to improvements in Quality o...