Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0048wf7 | Workshop F: Disorders of the parathyroid glands, calcium metabolism and bone | SFEEU2017

Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalacaemia

Jagannatha Hema , Allen Kate , Ward Alexandra , Chen Mimi

Sixty six year old gentleman was referred to clinic with hypercalcaemia. He suffered with low mood, “funny turns”, nocturia and loose stools with urgency to open bowels. He appeared tanned but no increase pigmentation in skin folds. There was no palpable lymphadenopathy or neck lump. The calcium levels were around three with low normal PTH of 3.7 (2.8 on repeat). He had not developed any complications like osteoporosis, fracture or renal stones secondary to hypercalc...

ea0031p78 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2013

Giant parathyroid adenoma extending into the mediastinum: a case report

Thrower Sally , Denley Adam , Chen Mimi , Johnson Andrew

Introduction: 85% of cases of primary hyperparathyroidism are caused by a parathyroid adenoma. These are usually small in size, in the range of 70 mg to 1 g. Those weighing more than 2 g are classified as ‘giant adenomas’. Few adenomas weighing more than 30 g have been described in the literature. Here we present one such case.Case report: A 52-year-old female presenting with lethargy was found to have a corrected calcium of 3.15 mmol/l with a ...