Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0019p165 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | SFEBES2009

Adrenal insufficiency in post chemotherapy patients: an often missed diagnosis.

Kalathil S , Simon G , Kar P

A 75-year-old gentleman was admitted with symptoms of lethargy, abdominal pain, severe nausea and vomiting in January 2008. He had solid transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder, diagnosed in May 2005, when he initially presented with microscopic haematuria. He had further undergone radical cystoprostatectomy and an ileal conduit. The histology showed aggressive tumour (G3pT3a) with vascular invasion but no metastasis. Follow-up CT scans done 9 months later showed a 3.5 cm l...

ea0019p257 | Pituitary | SFEBES2009

Secondary thyrotoxicosis in a patient with acromegaly presenting with recurrent atrial fibrillation following transphenoidal surgery

Nasruddin A , Kalathil S , Meeking D , Cummings M

Background: A recent study by the author suggests up to 73% of growth hormone (GH) secreting pituitary adenomas produce multiple hormones on histological analysis and 16% immunostain positive for TSH. We report the case of an acromegalic patient with a plurihormonal adenoma where diagnosis of thyrotoxicosis was made several years post-hypophysectomyCase history: Mr JT was diagnosed with acromegaly at the age of 59 having been noted to have acromegalic ph...