Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0031p110 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2013

The difficulties in diagnosing and treating phaeochromocytoma in a patient with multiple co-morbidities

McKenna Dearbhla , Hunter S J , Mullan K

A 33-year-old lady reported a 6 months history of sweating and worsening palpitations especially after taking sotalol. She had a history of congenital heart disease (double inlet left ventricle, pulmonary valvular stenosis, ventricular septal defect, and Fontan connection surgery at 18 years); Blue Bleb Syndrome with chronic gastrointestinal blood loss, and recurrent pulmonary emboli. She required long-term warfarin treatment and regular blood transfusions. She was found to ha...

ea0031p113 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2013

Primary hyperparathyroidism in pregnancy: a conservative approach

Wallace HJ , Eatock F , McCance D R , Hunter S J

Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHP) during pregnancy is associated with high risk of maternal, foetal and neonatal mortality. Maternal and foetal complications have been reported in 67 and 80% of cases respectively. Guidelines for the management of PHP in adults exist, but there is no clear consensus regarding optimal management of PHP during pregnancy. We describe a case of PHP managed conservatively during pregnancy, resulting in the delivery of a healthy baby.<p class="ab...