Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0013p276 | Steroids | SFEBES2007

ACTH insensitivity syndromes; rare causes of glucocorticoid deficiency we should not forget

Kumar Rajeev , Banerjee Ritwik

ACTH insensitivity syndromes comprise a rare, and underrecognised, group of disorders, which include familial glucocorticoid deficiency (FGD) and triple A or Allgrove syndrome (ACTH insensitivity, alacrima, achalasia and neurological involvement). They are characterised by undetectable cortisol and very high circulating ACTH with resultant hyperpigmentation and are inherited in an autosomal recessive manner. Distinction between FGD and triple A syndrome may be difficult and is...

ea0013p103 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2007

Adolescent endocrinology; time to revisit the diagnoses? a case of septo-optic dysplasia

Kumar Rajeev , Nathwani Nisha , Banerjee Ritwik

The patient now aged 28, was seen at the age of 8 years by an ophthalmologist when he fell down stairs and complained that he could not see from his right eye. He was confirmed to have optic disc hypoplasia in his right eye with acuity of 2/60. A CT scan of his head was reported normal. He was also short statured with his height being on 3rd centile. He was suspected to have partial growth hormone deficiency on the basis of insulin tolerance test and patient was placed on grow...

ea0056p714 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2018

Sever hyponatraemia and SIADH secondary Bartezomib: case report

Omer Tahir , Dhami Amardass , Kumar Rajeev

Introduction: The Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (SIADH) is considered to be the most common cause of euvolemic hyponatremia. The most common malignancy associated with SIADH is small cell lung cancer with multiple myeloma only observed in few cases worldwide of SIADH. The first line of treatment used in multiple myeloma chemotherapy currently is a proteasome inhibitor, Bortezomib, which is considered significantly more tolerable compared with traditional chemo...