Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0065p101 | Bone and calcium | SFEBES2019

Four cases of familial hypocalciuric hypercalcaemia presenting with severe hypercalcaemia

Jagannatha Hema , Sabin Jodie , Parfitt Vernon

Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcaemia (FHH) usually manifests with mild asymptomatic hypercalcaemia. Presentations with severe hypercalcaemia are uncommon and may be mistakenly assumed to be primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) unless detailed testing is undertaken on all cases of hypercalcaemia. We present 4 cases of FHH presenting with severe hypercalcalcaemia, corrected serum calcium (coCalcium) > 3 mmol/l. Three cases were initially admitted to hospital as medical emergencie...

ea0062wa6 | Workshop A: Disorders of the hypothalamus and pituitary | EU2019

Recurrence of Pituitary Apoplexy in non-functioning pituitary adenoma

Jagannatha Hema , Parfitt Vernon , Bradley Karin

79 year old gentleman was reviewed as new patient in the Endocrine clinic. He was diagnosed with Pituitary Apoplexy of a Non-functioning Adenoma in 1998. He was under surveillance and the tumour remained relatively stable with no complications until 2008.Surgical history: There was a gradual increase in the size of the adenoma over 5 years. He underwent Transphenoidal adenectomy in Feb 2014 as the tumour was draped over the optic chiasm. Intra-operativel...

ea0048wf7 | Workshop F: Disorders of the parathyroid glands, calcium metabolism and bone | SFEEU2017

Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalacaemia

Jagannatha Hema , Allen Kate , Ward Alexandra , Chen Mimi

Sixty six year old gentleman was referred to clinic with hypercalcaemia. He suffered with low mood, “funny turns”, nocturia and loose stools with urgency to open bowels. He appeared tanned but no increase pigmentation in skin folds. There was no palpable lymphadenopathy or neck lump. The calcium levels were around three with low normal PTH of 3.7 (2.8 on repeat). He had not developed any complications like osteoporosis, fracture or renal stones secondary to hypercalc...