Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0019p37 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2009

Autosomal dominant familial cranial diabetes insipidus

Graham UM , Boyle R , Atkinson AB , Morrison PJ , Hunter SJ

A 53-year-old man was referred for assessment of diabetes insipidus. He had been treated with intranasal desmopressin from18 months of age on the basis of an extensive family history but without confirmatory testing. The current referral was because of hyponatraemia in a similarly affected relative, which had raised uncertainty about diagnosis and treatment.The family history included 11 affected individuals across four generations and suggested autosoma...

ea0059ep71 | Neuroendocrinology and pituitary | SFEBES2018

Internal carotid artery haemorrhage in a patient with a radiotherapy treated pituitary macroadenoma with sphenoid extension and osteonecrosis

Butterly EW , Boyle R , Drummond R , Carty DM , Boyle JG , Currie G , Hughes KA

Pituitary macroadenomas often extend to the suprasellar region, however rarely they can extend inferiorly and include erosion into the sphenoid bone, presenting unique challenges. We present a 74-year-old female who received pituitary radiotherapy in 1995 for a pituitary macroadenoma with sphenoid extension. She initially presented in 1994 with secondary amenorrhoea and hyperprolactinaemia (30,000 mu/l). She could not tolerate MRI and subsequent CT showed a pituitary macroaden...