Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0012p9 | Clinical case reports/Governance | SFE2006

An audit on the management of severe hyponatremia in a hospital population

Siddique H , Kaja R , Daggett P

Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte disturbance seen in hospital practice. Severe hyponatremia can be life threatening and is associated with considerable mortality.AimTo assess the prevalence of severe hyponatremia (plasma Sodium <120 mmol/l) by retrospective analysis in a hospital population and its laboratory investigation, management and clinical outcome.ResultsOver a si...

ea0010p33 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFE2005

Spontaneous non-traumatic muscle pain in diabetes

Mousa A , Hussein S , Daggett P , Coates P

Diabetic muscle infarction is an unusual complication of poorly controlled diabetes. It presents as an acute painful muscular swelling with difficulty in walking.A 49-year-old man with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes was admitted with a history of sudden painful swelling of the thigh. He was afebrile, with marked tender swelling and inability to extend his knee. His HbA1c 15.6%, FBC, CRP and CK were normal; autoantibodies, anticardio...