Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0031p70 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2013

Normal plasma and urine catecholamines in a patient with symptoms and radiological findings of a phaeochromocytoma cured by laparoscopic adrenalectomy

Elhassan Yasir Mohamed , Ross Richard , Balasubramanian Sabapathy

A 60-year-old woman was referred with a 14 mm right adrenal mass on a contrast CT abdomen whilst being investigated for left iliac fossa pain and increased bowel frequency. She reported a 2-year history of anxiety attacks, poor sleep, excessive sweating and weight loss. She had hypertension, asthma and recurrent vasovagal syncope and had previously undergone an open cholecystectomy. Her medications included Lansoprazole, Salbutamol, Losartan, Citalopram and Diltiazem. Systemic...

ea0031p76 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2013

Hypernatraemia with reset osmostat associated with secondary hypogonadism

Elhassan Yasir Mohamed , Ross Richard , Webster Jonathan

We report two cases of hypernatraemia with reset osmostat and pituitary dysfunction.A 35-year-old male was referred with GravesÂ’ thyrotoxicosis associated with hypokalaemic periodic paralysis and an incidental serum sodium 154 mmol/l. He complained of polyuria and nocturia but denied excessive thirst and was otherwise well. Height was 193 cm with BMI 29.5. He had gynaecomastia and sparse body hair. He had a small 6 ml right testicle (originally und...

ea0034p292 | Pituitary | SFEBES2014

Follow-up, surgery and proton beam therapy for a pituitary sella chondrosarcoma

Elhassan Yasir Mohamed , Foran Bernie , Hodgson Tim , Ince Paul , Sinha Saurabh , Newell-Price John

A 41-year-old woman was referred with 9 months history of secondary amenorrhoea and galactorrhoea. She was otherwise well and not taking any medications. Biochemical evaluation showed prolactin 2000 mU/l but otherwise unremarkable. Pituitary MRI revealed a 30 mm pituitary lesion with right cavernous sinus invasion, presumed to be a craniopharyngioma due to the presence of calcification. Surgical intervention was recommended, but the patient declined. She was commenced on caber...