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ea0011p140 | Clinical case reports | ECE2006

Carcinoid tumour: spontaneous regression following pregnancy

Lim EL , Macleod I , Carr D , Manas D , Quinton R , James A

Clinical case: An incidental right sided pelvic mass measuring 6 cm×7 cm was found in a 35 year-old nulliparous lady during investigations for secondary infertility. This mass was hard, irregular and white in appearance and biopsy confirmed a carcinoid tumour with a low Ki 67 index of 2.7%. She had no symptoms of flushing, diarrhoea or local discomfort. Endocrine screen showed a non-secretory tumour with normal fasting gut hormones and negative urinary 5H1AAs. Other tumou...

ea0011p526 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2006

Estrone and cortisol co-secreting adrenocortical carcinoma in a man presenting with hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism and painful gynaecomastia

Lim EL , Razvi S , Vaikkakara S , Ibrahim IM , Turner S , Johnson S , Mason JI , Lennard TJW , Bliss R , Elloitt S , Richardson D , Neely RD , Quinton R

Case report: A 56-year old man presented with a 3 month history of painful bilateral gynaecomastia and sexual dysfunction. Investigations revealed hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism with markedly elevated serum E2, but otherwise normal baseline anterior pituitary function. Tumour markers were negative and adrenal androgens and LFTs were normal. Imaging identified a ∼6 cm right adrenal mass. Preoperative workup excluded phaechromocytoma, but identified low-grade, ACTH-indepen...