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ea0070aep111 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2020

A rare case of spontaneous adrenal haemorrhage from an adrenal haematoma

Dacay Lily Mae , Jia Loh Wann

Introduction: Severe haemorrhage from an adenoma is rare and potentially fatal. We report an unusual case of idiopathic unilateral severe adrenal haemorrhage from a non-functioning adrenal adenoma which was incidentally discovered 12 years earlier.Case Presentation: A 59-year-old female was admitted to the hospital for a severe sudden onset of abdominal pain associated with vomiting. About 12 years ago, she was found incidentally to have a left adrenal a...

ea0070aep531 | Endocrine-related Cancer | ECE2020

Diazoxide-induced diabetic ketoacidosis in a patient with insulinoma

Koh Huilin , Au Vanessa , Jia Loh Wann

Introduction: Although the first-line treatment of insulinoma remains to be surgical resection, medical therapy is necessary for non-localizable or non-resectable tumors, poor surgical candidates, or when surgery is declined. We present an interesting case of a patient with well-controlled insulinoma on diazoxide for 5 years who presented acutely with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).Case presentation: A 85-year-old female presented to the Emergency Departmen...

ea0070aep643 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

Osmotic demyelination syndrome in a patient with noonan syndrome and anterior hypopituitarism

Harn Chua Tzy , Jia Loh Wann

Introduction: Management of severe hyponatremia is challenging because of the need to balance the risk of overcorrection leading to osmotic demyelination syndrome (ODS) as well as under-correction causing complications, particularly in a patient with hypocortisolism and hypothyroidism. Case reports of patients with Noonan syndrome with hypopituitarism are rarely reported in literature. We report a case of a patient with Noonan syndrome and untreated anterior hypopituitarism wh...