Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0069p23 | Poster Presentations | SFENCC2020

Myxoedema crisis: The importance of establishing cardiac baseline at admission to guide optimum thyroid function correction rate

Elias Jennifer

Case history: A 65 year old unresponsive female, admitted as a stroke call, was found to have myxoedema crisis with admission TSH level of >100 mIU/l and T4 of 0.7 pmol/l. She was known hypothyroid with poor medication compliance. ITU admission for intubation and ventilation, CVVH (renal filtration) and vasopressors was required. Total length of ITU stay was 62 days, prolonged by cardiac complications during correction. There was no known cardiac history. On Day 7 of admission...

ea0069p38 | Poster Presentations | SFENCC2020

Requirement of staged interventions in a complex case of Acromegaly and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

Dhar Mili , Elias Jennifer , Field Benjamin , Zachariah Sunil , Emmanuel Julian

Section 1: Case history: We present the case of a 35-year-old gentleman referred by his GP to Endocrinology clinic for loss of libido and testosterone deficiency. His co-morbidities included obesity (BMI 59 kg/m2), hypertension and obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) requiring overnight continuous positive airways pressure (CPAP) therapy. Routine pituitary profile showed luteinising hormone 4.8 IU/l (1–8), testosterone 7.1 nmol/l (8–25), prolactin 232 mU/l (86&...

ea0069p45 | Poster Presentations | SFENCC2020

Chronic urticaria as a rare presentation of primary hyperparathyroidism

Lakshmipathy Kavitha , Elias Jennifer , Nayyar Vidhu , Field Benjamin , Clark James , Zachariah Sunil

Case history: We present a 44 year old female with persistent severe burning itchy rash over the face, scalp and upper body for ten months. She was reviewed in multiple dermatology clinics and a diagnosis of chronic urticaria was made. Despite various treatments including antihistamines and steroids, symptoms persisted affecting her quality of life significantly.Investigations and diagnosis: Routine blood investigations revealed mild persistent elevated ...