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...

ea0012p14 | Clinical case reports/Governance | SFE2006

Hirsuitism and amenorrhoea – not always “PCOS”

Rangan S , Tahrani AA , Siddique H , Pickett P , Moulik PK

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common disorder affecting women of childbearing age. The clinical triad of PCOS includes: hirsuitism, oligo/amenorrhoea and ultrasonographic appearances of PCOS. However, this triad could occur in other disorders such as late onset congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). Although CAH is mainly diagnosed in childhood, it could occur in adults. In this abstract we describe a patient who presented with features of PCOS, the final diagnosis, h...

ea0011p70 | Clinical case reports | ECE2006

Spontaneous pregnancy after trans-spenoidal surgery in a patient with pituitary hypophysitis – a case report

Siddique H , Baskar V , Dissanayeke S , Clayton RN , Hanna FWF

Autoimmune hypophysitis is a rare disease with only 28 cases reported in UK so far. Subsequent pregnancy, especially after pituitary surgery, is even more rare. We report a 34-year-old lady who presented 5 weeks after the birth of her second child with visual loss and headache. Subsequent investigations revealed a pituitary macroadenoma with suprasellar extension and chiasmal compression. She underwent transphenoidal adenomectomy with complete recovery of vision. Preoperativel...

ea0007p229 | Thyroid | BES2004

Twenty-four hour hormone profiles of TSH, free T3 and free T4 in hypothyroid patients on combined T3/T4 therapy

Siddique H , Saravanan P , Simmons D , Greenwood R , Peters T , Dayan C

Objective: To determine the 24hour thyroid hormone profile on patients with combined T3/T4 therapy.Methods: Two subgroup of patients (10 on combined T3/T4 (study, S) and 10 T4 alone (control, C) were randomly selected from 697 patients who were already involved in WATTS study, after ethical approval. Prior to study entry all patients were on 100micrograms or more of T4. The study group received 10micrograms of T3 in place of 50micrograms of T4 while the ...