Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0077lb22 | Late Breaking | SFEBES2021

Effect of Enzalutamide on cortisol dynamics

Abouzaid Mona , Holliday Rachel , Boot Chris , Quinton Richard , Mamoojee Yaasir

Background: Enzalutamide is a next-generation androgen receptor (AR) antagonist, used as a daily oral agent, in the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer. Its suppression of 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase-2 enzyme has been reported in the literature, leading to hypertension through a relative increase in cortisol concentration at the level of the mineralocorticoid receptors. Enzalutamide is also known to be a potent inducer of drug metabolising enzymes (cyto...

ea0094p21 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular | SFEBES2023

Beware progressive unilateral adrenal haemorrhage

Holliday Rachel , Napier Catherine , Pearce Simon , Joshi Ashwin , Bishop David , Truran Peter

Background: Unilateral adrenal haemorrhage is usually asymptomatic and picked up incidentally on CT imaging. However, adrenal haemorrhage can cause flank pain and when bilateral, adrenal insufficiency or adrenal crisis. Biochemical changes include electrolyte imbalances, low platelet count and anaemia. We report a case of unilateral adrenal haemorrhage with devastating outcome.Case: A 45-year-old male smoker was incident...