Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0059ep32 | Bone and calcium | SFEBES2018

A curious case of hypercalcaemia associated with proximal renal tubular acidosis

Kempegowda Punith , Booth Samuel , Desai Rohan , Rashid Muhammad Usman , Gizzi Francesca , Bellary Srikanth

An 88-year-old Caucasian man with hypertension, single functioning kidney, vitamin D insufficiency and transurethral resection of the prostate was admitted with worsening confusion. On admission, he had acute on chronic renal impairment (Urea- 17.2 mmol/l (range: 2.5–7.5 mmol/l), Creatinine- 163 μmol/l (range: 60–120 μmol/l), eGFR- 35 (Baseline- 60 ml/min/1.73m2) and a normal serum/corrected calcium (2.51 mmol/l (range- 2.2–2.6mmol/l). He wa...

ea0015p33 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2008

Thrombo-embolism and Klinefelter’s syndrome

Murthy PN Narasimha , Bellary Srikanth , Anwar Aresh , Randheva Harpal , Sankar Sailesh

Klinefelter’s syndrome is the most common cause of primary testicular failure, resulting in impairment of both spermatogenesis and testosterone production. It is a chromosomal disorder characterized testosterone deficiency with elevated gonadotropin plasma levels and the treatment involves supplementing testosterone. In Klinefelter’s syndrome there is an increase of certain systemic diseases including venous thromboembolism. It is nevertheless more frequent than in a...

ea0073aep248 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

Effect of coronavirus disease on the clinical course of diabeticketoacidosis (DKA) in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Melson Eka , Kempegowda Punith , Johnson Agnes , Wallett Lucy , Thomas Lucretia , Zhou Dengyi , Holmes Catherine , Juszczak Agata , Karamat Muhammad , Ghosh Sandip , Hanif Wasim , Narendran Parth , Bellary Srikanth

IntroductionCoronavirus disease (COVID-19) in people with diabetes is associated with a disproportionately worse prognosis. DKA is an acute complication of diabetes with a mortality rate of approximately 0.67%. Little is known about natural history of DKA in the presence of COVID-19 infection. This study aimed to explore the effects of COVID-19 infection on presentation, clinical course and outcome in patients presenting with DKA.M...