Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0028p152 | Neoplasia, cancer and late effects | SFEBES2012

Metastatic medullary thyroid carcinoma causing Cushing’s syndrome

Krishnan Leena , Srinivas Vidya , Hadaddin Firas , Swords Francesca

A 26 year old lady presented with a 4/12 history of abdominal distension and lethargy. PMH included learning difficulties and congenital hypotonia and she was in long-term foster care.Diabetes had been diagnosed requiring insulin a few months previously. Examination revealed her to be extremely unwell, with proximal myopathy, purple striae, hirsutism and a firm nodular thyroid gland. She was hypokalaemic (2.8 mmol/l) and alkalotic. CushingÂ’s assessment(table) revealed ACT...

ea0099p421 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2024

A case of reversible Brugada syndrome with severe hypothyroidism

Seshadri Shyam , Nata Raja , Hadaddin Firas , Thomas Manoj , Swords Frankie

A 23-year-old gentleman with a 9-month history of extreme tiredness, muscle aches and pains, weight gain, cold intolerance and constipation presented to hospital with severe lethargy and dizziness and vacant episodes of increasing frequency. Initial examination revealed him to have a pulse rate of around 66 beats per minute. He was haemodynamically stable. A resting ECG showed an elevated ST segment of more than 2 mm with descent to an upward convexity to an inverted T wave es...