Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0065p319 | Neuroendocrinology | SFEBES2019

Panhypopituitarism secondary to hypothalamic involvement in Isolated Langerhans cell Histiocytosis

Khan Huma Humayun , Humayun Asif

A 68-year-old male presented with fatigue and acute onset polyuria and polydipsia. There was no history of headaches, visual symptoms, previous cranial radiations, chemotherapy or CNS infections. Investigations revealed normal fasting glucose, urea, creatinine, liver functions and electrolytes including calcium. Further workup including pituitary profile, paired osmolalities and water deprivation test confirmed hypopituitarism and cranial diabetes insipidus (Table 1). The unde...

ea0065p124 | Bone and calcium | SFEBES2019

The forgotten electrolyte-when hypercalcaemia presents with acute confusion

Bolouri Neda , Khan Huma , Humayun Malik Asif

61-year-old previously fit and healthy female presented with one-week history of confusion and altered consciousness. There was no history of fever, headache or limb weakness. She was dehydrated, Glasgow Coma Scale score was 11/15, pupils were equal and reactive to light bilaterally and rest of examination was unremarkable. Initial investigations are outlines in Table 1. X-ray-chest showed mediastinal lymphadenopathy and CT head was unremarkable. She was initially treated for ...

ea0065p312 | Neuroendocrinology | SFEBES2019

A case of retroperitoneal fibrosis on low dose Cabergoline

Jarzynska Agnieszka , Khan Huma Humayun , Chandran Shanthi

66 year old patient was diagnosed with macroprolactinoma and started on treatment with Cabergoline at a dose 250 μg twice weekly. Initial echocardiogram was normal and CT chest showed clear lung fields except mild left upper zone consolidation. During a routine follow up appointment 8 months after the initiation of treatment, the blood tests showed abnormal renal function and prolactin level was controlled. CT KUB showed features suggestive of retroperitoneal fibrosis lea...