Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep87 | Adrenal medulla | ECE2017

Coexisting Graves’s disease and pheochromocytoma

Belaid Rim , Oueslati Ibtissem , Mimita Wafa , Khiari Karima , Abdallah Nejib Ben

Introduction: Although Graves’ disease is often accompanied by other autoimmune diseases, only a few cases of Graves’ disease accompanied by pheochromocytoma have been described.Herein we report a rare case of coexisting Graves’ disease and pheochromocytoma.Observation: A 50-year-old male patient was referred to our department for the evaluation of right adrenal incidentaloma of 80*66 mm. He had a history of coronary...

ea0056p706 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2018

An unexpected cause of severe hypokalemia

Belaid Rim , Bennour Maroua , Hentati Olfa , Kandara Hajer , Kamoun Ines , Salem Leila Ben

Background: Although the most common causes of hypokalemia are diuretic use and gastrointestinal losses, elevated cortisol levels can also cause hypokalemia through its effects on the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system.Case report: A 56-year-old woman with a history of diabetes mellitus and hypertension, presented to our emergency department with fast progressing generalized weakness, abdominal discomfort and diarrhea. Digestive tract diseases were rul...