Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0062oc7 | Oral Communications | EU2019

An aldosterone crisis

Tufton Nicola , Rathore Ali , Matson Matthew , Hameeduddin Ayesha , Berney Daniel , Brown Morris , Akker Scott

Case history: A 26 year-old lady was admitted directly from the endocrine clinic with severe hypertension (BP 180/130 mmHg) and bilateral papilloedema. Six weeks prior to admission she had undergone resection of a 24 cm right upper quadrant lesion that was pre-operatively felt to be of hepatic origin. She was normotensive pre-operatively. Histology confirmed this to be an adrenal phaeochromocytoma with deficient SDH immunostaining. Pre-operative biochemical assessment had not ...