Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0019p72 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2009

Late onset congenital adrenal hyperplasia masquerading as subclinical Cushing’s syndrome

Loh V , Krishnan B , Prentice M , Panahloo A , Seal L

A 54-year-old Afro–Carribean woman developed worsening obesity, hypertension, and proximal muscle weakness. Clinical examination revealed cushingoid facies, truncal obesity (BMI 34.8), abdominal striae and a BP of 150/90, Ferriman–Gallway score 12.Investigations:- FBG 10.7 mmol/l, 24 urine cortisols 147 mmol/l, 207 mmol/l (NR 25–280 nmol/24 h), normal short synacthen test (cortisol 471 rising to 1002 nmol/l). Subsequent testing revealed a ...

ea0019p297 | Reproduction | SFEBES2009

Total testosterone correlates better than free testosterone with metabolic disturbance in diabetes

Loh V , Krishnan B , Sugihara C , Panahloo A , Seal L

There is a known correlation between dyslipidaemia and hypogonadism in diabetes. In non-diabetic men, calculated free testosterone correlates better than total testosterone with the elements of the metabolic syndrome. The aim of this study is to investigate if this was also true in diabetic men.Methods: This is a retrospective observational study. We analyzed biochemical parameters from 140 sequential male diabetic patients who attended the diabetic erec...