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ea0091p12 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2023

A rare case of Hyperparathyroidism Jaw Tumour Syndrome without jaw tumours

Mulholland Sarah , Lewis Alex

Case History: A 19-year-old female presented with painful left shoulder after slipping whilst doing press-ups. Plain x-ray showed a proximal humeral fracture, as well as a large bone cyst raising concerns of a pathological fracture. She had no past medical history and was not taking any regular medications. On further questioning she did complain of a 2 year history of bilateral painful shoulders and left knee pain. Family history was significant for her father suffering prima...

ea0039p7 | (1) | BSPED2015

An assessment of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in children with prader-willi syndrome (PWS)

Lewis Sarah , Coveney John , Roche Edna F , Kyriakou Andreas

Introduction: In children with PWS, dysfunction of HPA axis may contribute to the high incidence of sudden death. The prevalence and the extent of the dysfunction of HPA axis remain unclear.Methods: 18 (4M/14F) children with PWS, with a median age of 2.51 years (0.6,9.9), underwent insulin tolerance test (11/18, median age 3.8 years (2.1,9.9)) or glucagon stimulation test (7/18, median age 1.8 years (0.6,2.4)) as part of their assessment before commencin...

ea0031p364 | Thyroid | SFEBES2013

Clinical performance of fine-needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules in a tertiary referral centre

Glynn Nigel , Hannon Mark , Lewis Sarah , Hillary Patrick , Hill Arnold D K , Keeling Frank , Morrin Martina , McHenry Claire , Smith Diarmuid , Thompson Chris , Leader Mary , Agha Amar

Fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) is the tool of choice for evaluating thyroid nodules but there is a significant percentage of insufficient or indeterminate aspirates and falsely reassuring results have been reported in up to 6% of cases.We aimed to examine our experience with FNAB among a large cohort of unselected patients with thyroid nodules.239 consecutive patients (211 women) underwent FNA of a thyroid nodule between July...