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ea0041ep534 | Diabetes complications | ECE2016

Lipemic diabetic ketoacidosis as a presentation of type 1 diabetes mellitus

Doraiswamy Amudha , Henry Adelyn

Introduction: Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a complication of insulin deficiency and can rarely be associated with diabetic lipemia, which is a life threatening condition.Case report: We report a 20-year-old male, who visited emergency department with a short history of abdominal pain and vomiting. Clinically he was alert, had kussmaulÂ’s breathing, and was found to be hyperglycaemic, with metabolic acidosis and ketonemia (RBS 18, Ph 7.18 HCO3 8.4)....

ea0041gp212 | Thyroid - Translational & Clinical (1) | ECE2016

Acute icteric hepatitis as a presentation of Graves’ thyrotoxicosis

Doraiswamy Amudha , Henry Adelyn , Kamaruddin Nor Azmi

Introduction: GravesÂ’ thyrotoxicosis has been known to affect other organ systems in the body including the liver. However, severe hepatitis in this clinical context is quite rare.Case report: We report a 55-year-old man who presented with marked weight loss and jaundice. In addition, he had a diffuse goitre with fine tremors in the hands. Laboratory work-up revealed thyrotoxicosis with FT4 of 87.9 pmol/l and TSH of <0.01 mIU/l. He ha...

ea0041gp64 | Clinical Case Reports | ECE2016

Pseudohypoparathyroidism masquerading as seizures since childhood

Doraiswamy Amudha , Vijayasingham Shalini , Henry Adelyn , Alwi Syed Omar Farouk Syed , Mohamad Ruhaiza

Introduction: Pseudohypoparathyroidism (PHP) refers to a group of rare sporadic or inherited disorders characterized by parathyroid hormone (PTH) resistance. We report a case of PHP with phenotypical expression and multiple hormonal resistance.Case description: We report a 26-year-old lady who presented to us after a fall, with history of recurrent seizures since 12 years of age. There was a history of oligomennorhoea. Physical examination revealed round...