Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0035p1006 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2014

A case with silent thyroiditis accompanied by repeated deep vein thrombosis

Kumagai Naoko , Honda Kazufumi , Sorimachi Erisa

Case presentation: A 40-year-old woman was admitted to the department of cardiology in our hospital due to iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in August 2010. It seemed that thrombosis was induced by the oral contraceptive (OC) which she had taken. Her serum level of von Willebrand factor was elevated. After the admission, the insertion of a temporary inferior venous cava (IVC) filter and thrombectomy were performed as well as starting of thrombolytic therapy and discontinu...

ea0037ep1255 | Clinical Cases–Thyroid/Other | ECE2015

A case of Gitelman syndrome with normomagnesemia: do detailed history and basic laboratory tests provide correct diagnosis?

Harano Yumi , Akiyama Yurika , Honda Kazufumi , Arioka Hiroko

Introduction: Gitelman syndrome (GS) is autosomal recessive disorder, characterised by hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, metabolic alkalosis and low urinary calcium excretion. We report a case with final diagnosis of GS using the DNA analysis, presented with severe hypokalemia but normomagnesemia.Case report: A 47-year-old Japanese male presented to our hospital because of severe hypokalemia in the annual health check-up. Severe hypokalemia was pointed out in...

ea0032p256 | Clinical case reports – Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2013

Isolated ACTH deficiency with Brugada syndrome: a combination increasing the risk of fatal arrhythmia

Kumagai Naoko , Honda Kazufumi , Muroya Yohei , Shimodaira Masanori , Tsuzawa Kaoru , Sorimachi Erisa , Imamura Akira , Ishii Keita

Introduction: Brugade syndrome (BS) is a cardiac disorder characterized by typical electrocardiograph (ECG) alterations and is known to have a high risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD). Isolated ACTH deficiency (IAD) is often associated with fetal arrhythmia. Previous reports have suggested that certain endocrine diseases might cause Brugada-like ECG forms. We present a case of IAD with BS who died suddenly.Case presentation: Forty-one year-old man was ref...

ea0032p569 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2013

A case of pheochromocytoma that recognized as panic disorder before its exact diagnosis

Muroya Yohei , Kumagai Naoko , Shimodaira Masanori , Tsuzawa Kaoru , Sorimachi Erisa , Arioka Hiroko , Honda Kazufumi

A 44 year-old female patient visited our department for the treatment of diabetes. Her diabetes was pointed out 1 year before and was resistant to the treatment with oral hypoglycemic agents. From around the same time, she complained of repeated attacks consist of headache, palpitation, sweating and nausea. She had suffered from obsessive compulsive disorder for 20 years and her psychiatrist recognized that these attacks were caused by some psychological problems such as panic...

ea0026p589 | Clinical case reports | ECE2011

Agenesis of the dorsal pancreas, a rare cause of diabetes: a case report and review of 25 Japanese patients

Shimodaira Masanori , Kumagai Naoko , Tsuzawa Kaoru , Sorimachi Erisa , Kametaka Minako , Honda Kazufumi

Introduction: Agenesis of the dorsal pancreas, with the absence of the pancreatic body and tail, is a very rare developmental anomaly. To date, only 51 cases have been reported in the English literature. This anomaly can be a cause of diabetes mellitus.Case report: A 19-year-old Japanese male visited our department because of glucosuria that had been detected during a routine school health check. The patient had undergone cardiac surgery for atrial and v...