Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0077p149 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular | SFEBES2021

Atheromatous unilateral renal artery stenosis presenting as pheochromocytoma mimic

Rasool Irum , Maguire Deirdre

A 63 year old man was admitted with headache, nausea, vomiting and BP of 247/155 mmHg. He had a 4 month history of headache. Past medical history of depression, back pain and 40 pack year smoking history. There was no history of chest pain, palpitation or neurological disturbance. ECG: sinus rhythm, Rate 110, LVH. Cholesterol 6.1 mmol/l. Creatinine 118umol/l. CT head unremarkable. He was commenced on amlodipine. Tramadol and pregabalin were stopped due to possible serotonin sy...

ea0082wa4 | Workshop A: Disorders of the hypothalamus and pituitary | SFEEU2022

Non-functioning pituitary adenoma with high Ki 67 10%

Rasool Irum , Murray Robert

A 54 year old gentleman presented to the eye services with reduced vision on the right attributed to a cataract. Following cataract surgery there was no improvement and his vision declined further with reducing vision also on the left. He was reviewed in Neuro-ophthalmology clinic 29/10/21 and clinical suspicion of a pituitary lesion based on binasal retinal ganglion cell layer loss and bilateral optic atrophy prompted urgent imaging. His right eye visual acuity was to hand mo...

ea0082wf1 | Workshop F: Disorders of the parathyroid glands, calcium metabolism and bone | SFEEU2022

Osteoporosis secondary to recurrent hyperparathyroidism

Rasool Irum , Seejore Khyatisha

A 72 year old lady presented to Endocrinology in 2001 with primary hyperparathyroidism and had a parathyroid adenoma resected, resulting in normocalcaemia. In 2006, she developed mild hypercalcaemia (2.61-2.71 mmol/l) and underwent extensive investigations for recurrent PHPT. Parathyroid localization studies, including FDG PET, failed to identify any adenoma. The patient declined bilateral neck exploration and she was managed conservatively. A DEXA scan showed evidence of oste...

ea0090p288 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2023

Symptoms and Steroid Dose Adjustments Associated with the SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine in Patients with Adrenal Insufficiency

McLaren David , Crowe Grace , Cassidy Christine , Rasool Irum , elsabbagh mohamed , Eyadeh Ahmad , Poe Poe Han Htwe Nang , Gerrard Melinda , Ward Emma , Kassim Saifuddin , Abbas Afroze , Al-Qaissi Ahmed , M Orme Steve , Seejore Khyatisha , Kyriakakis Nikolaos , Maguire Deirdre , Lynch Julie , D Murray Robert

Background: Following vaccination for SARS-CoV-2 a significant proportion of individuals experience moderate to severe symptoms. In patients with adrenal insufficiency (AI) this has been reported to translate in to need for increased glucocorticoids and incipient or frank adrenal crises. We assessed occurrence of symptoms, need for glucocorticoid dose adjustment and crises in a large cohort of patients with AI following vaccination for SARS-CoV-2.Methods...