Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0055p07 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2018

A rare case of Buprenorphine patch induced central adrenal insufficiency

Chok Yin Ling , Banu Zeenat , Gannon David

Case history: A 39-year-old lady first presented to our endocrine outpatient clinic in September 2014 when blood tests at her GP surgery showed serum cortisol of 65 nmol/l. She had been having chronic back pain which is treated with Buprenorphine patches for many years. A Short Synacthen test (SST) showed an inadequate response. A low ACTH suggest secondary adrenal insufficiency. Other pituitary function tests and MRI of the pituitary were normal. After staying off buprenorphi...

ea0062p13 | Poster Presentations | EU2019

Extensive intracranial calcification in a patient with hypoparathyroidism

Chok Yin Ling , Larsen Niels , Baburaj Rajee , Narula Kavita

Case history: A 74 years old gentleman with no medical illness presented with loss of consciousness in March 2018. CT head did not show acute cortical infarct but there was florid symmetrical calcification involving the basal ganglia, thalami, cerebellar lobes and subcortical white matter within the parietal-occipital lobes bilaterally. Fahr’s disease was suspected and an outpatient MRI was requested.Investigation and Results: 2 weeks later, a routi...