Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0019p90 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2009

On adequate thyroxine replacement and still symptomatic

Kamaruddin MS , Pearce SH

Hypothyroid patients often present with non-specific symptoms and some of these may persist despite adequate thyroxine replacement, including weakness, poor memory, paraesthesia and numbness or coldness of the extremities. In patients on thyroxine who have been referred due to persistent symptoms, we routinely look for vitamin B12 deficiency, if symptoms persist once thyroxine replacement has been optimised.We present three patients who remained symptoma...

ea0015p168 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | SFEBES2008

Hepatic nodular hyperplasia masquerading as hepatic metastasis secondary to A virilising adrenal tumour

Kamaruddin MS , Mada S , Mettayil J , Nag S

An adrenal ‘incidentaloma’ is an adrenal mass, discovered serendipitously during a radiological examination performed for indications other than an evaluation for adrenal disease. We present a case of a 66-year-old lady with an unexpected finding of a 3 cm right adrenal mass and multiple liver lesions suggestive of metastatic disease following investigations for a suspicious lung lesion which turned out to be an infective process. Liver biopsies revealed hepatic nodu...