Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0091wc1 | Workshop C: Disorders of the thyroid gland | SFEEU2023

Beyond the Baby Blues: A Case Report of Postpartum Thyroiditis Presenting with Debilitating Lethargy

Cilia Kyle

A 25 year-old female was referred to endocrinology outpatients from her general practitioner (GP) in view of abnormal thyroid function tests (TFTs). She gave a 2 week history of increasing lethargy limiting her daily activities, loose stools and palpitations. She denied changes in appetite or weight and no neck pain or swelling. No recent history of illness. She has no past medical history and was not on any regular medications. She gave birth to her first child 6 weeks ago. P...

ea0091cb6 | Additional Cases | SFEEU2023

Type 2 Amiodarone-induced Thyrotoxicosis

Cilia Kyle

A 72-year-old man with a past medical history of hypertension, atrial fibrillation and ischemic heart disease presented to cardiology outpatients for his routine visit. His regular medications included atorvastatin 80 mg daily, enalaparil 5 mg daily, amlodipine 5 mg daily, aspirin 75 mg daily and amiodarone 200 mg daily. Endocrinologists were involved after noticing abnormal thyroid function tests (TFTs) on his routine check. TFTs showed a suppressed thyroid stimulating hormon...

ea00100we2.1 | Workshop E: Disorders of the gonads | SFEEU2024

Clinical dilemmas: residual high hCG and rising LH & FSH on testosterone therapy post bilateral orchidectomy for testicular tumor

Cilia Kyle

A 33 year old male is being follow-up for testosterone replacement (rx) after undergoing bilateral orchidectomy. He was diagnosed with a left testicular germ cell tumor at 20-years of age needing left orchidectomy, followed by a right testicular orchidectomy 2 years later in view of a lump in his right testicle. He did not receive any chemo/radiotherapy. Pre-operative LH, FSH and testosterone levels were normal; 2.4 U/l (0.8–7.6), 3.2 U/l (0.7–11.1) and 16 nmol/l (10...

ea00100wh1.2 | Workshop H: Miscellaneous endocrine and metabolic disorders | SFEEU2024

Unmasking the hidden culprit: a case report on hypoglycemia stemming from pancreatic insulinoma

Cilia Kyle , Gauci Zachary , Agius Rachel

A 76 year-old male was admitted to hospital after an episode of dysarthria and right upper limb weakness. On initial assessment by the pre-hospital team, a capillary blood glucose of 2.9 mmol/l was found and symptoms and signs resolved upon correction with intravenous (IV) 10% dextrose. The patient reported a six month history of episodic episodes of tremors, diaphoresis and fatigue, without loss of consciousness. Occurring mostly late in the morning when he skips breakfast an...