Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0010p33 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFE2005

Spontaneous non-traumatic muscle pain in diabetes

Mousa A , Hussein S , Daggett P , Coates P

Diabetic muscle infarction is an unusual complication of poorly controlled diabetes. It presents as an acute painful muscular swelling with difficulty in walking.A 49-year-old man with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes was admitted with a history of sudden painful swelling of the thigh. He was afebrile, with marked tender swelling and inability to extend his knee. His HbA1c 15.6%, FBC, CRP and CK were normal; autoantibodies, anticardio...

ea0007p188 | Reproduction | BES2004

Follow up of women with Turner's syndrome in an adult endocrine clinic

Ghosh S , Hussein N , Gibson C , Ray D , Wu F , Davis J

Turner's syndrome is the most commonly occurring chromosomal abnormality in females. Adults with Turner's have a threefold increase in mortality and life expectancy is reduced. Recent recommendations for the follow-up of women with Turner's syndrome include annual checks of thyroid function, serum lipids, blood glucose, liver function, renal function, and 3 to 5 yearly echocardiography, bone densitometry, and audiogram.We have reviewed actual follow-up m...