Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0013p69 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2007

Successful management of a patient with a carcinoid tumour through 2 major operations using Octreotide – A case report

Sukesh Chandran K , Jones Steven

69-year-old male with background of hypertension and dyslipidaemia was admitted to ENT with a food bolus obstruction. CXR on admission revealed a well-defined mass in the right lower lobe consistent with lung cancer. Oesophagoscopy revealed a narrowing level secondary to external compression. A staging CT of chest and abdomen confirmed a mass on the right base invading the main right lower lobe bronchus. Incidentally there was an 8 cm infra renal abdominal aortic aneurysm. The...

ea0013p68 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2007

Recurrent cystic pituitary lesion - A case report

Sukesh Chandran K , Advani Andrew , Quinton Richard

41 year old male presented in 1992 with 2 years history of blurring of vision, headaches, dizzy spells. Had Right supratemporal visual field defect, pituitary MRI which showed cystic pituitary lesion. Had TSS in May 1992 and histology showed Rathkes pouch cyst. Post operatively developed DI and started on DDAVP.SST,TRH and GnRH tests were normal. Persisted retro orbital head aches, developed nasal and temporal field loss. MRI in Sept 1992 showed large intrasellar recurrence of...

ea0015p50 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2008

Assessment of optimum hydrocortisone replacement therapy in patients with adrenal insufficiency

Woods David , Chandran Sukesh , Birchall Daniel , Perros Petros

Introduction: The commonest cause of orbitopathy is Graves’ disease but the differential diagnosis includes primary and secondary neoplasia, inflammatory, vascular and infective causes. We report an exceedingly rare case of orbitopathy as the presenting feature of Acromegaly.Case report: A 43 year old lady presented with ‘periorbital puffiness’ and irritable eyes. Clinical evaluation revealed orbitopathy and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI...

ea0028oc3.5 | Obesity, thyroid and Addison's disease | SFEBES2012

Steroidogenic function following B lymphocyte depletion therapy in new onset autoimmune Addison’s disease

Pearce Simon , Mitchell Anna , Bennett Stuart , King Philip , Chandran Sukesh , Nag Sath , Chen Shu , Furmaniak Jadwiga , Isaacs John , Vaidya Bijay

Background: A diagnosis of Addison’s disease means lifelong dependence on daily glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid therapy and is associated with increased morbidity and mortality, as well as a risk of unexpected adrenal crisis. We wished to explore whether immunomodulatory therapy at an early stage of autoimmune Addison’s disease could lead to preservation or improvement in adrenal steroidogenic function.Design: We conducted an open-label, p...