Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0065p428 | Thyroid | SFEBES2019

Myxoedema coma with severe hypoxia

Deyab Eithar , Lei Linda , Hwang Sungjae , Iqbal Fahad , Menon Ravi

Myxoedema coma is a rare Endocrine emergency.Case report: 28 year old Polish woman, recently travelled to the UK, presented to the A&E with 3 week history of breathlessness and bilateral leg swelling. She had a history of Trisomy 21, was not taking any medications. She had amenorrhoea for 4 months and orthopnoea with periorbital oedema with conjunctival congestion. Saturation 70% on air, 96% on 15 l of oxygen, heart rate 42, blood pressure 103/61, te...

ea0060p01 | (1) | UKINETS2018

Functional or non-function pancreatic NET; Novel use of a flash glucose monitoring system

Arshad Muhammad Fahad , Iqbal Ahmed , Bury Jonathan , Wadsley Jonathan , Munir Alia

High grade pancreatic NETs are usually non-functional. Here, we report a case of a patient with a high grade pancreatic NET, which was initially non-functional but became functional after chemotherapy. He was initiated on a flash glucose monitoring device (FreeStyle Libre®) avoiding the need for frequent capillary blood glucose monitoring. Using this novel approach, we demonstrated an improvement in his disabling hypoglycaemia with medical treatment. A 45-year-old profess...