Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0012p12 | Clinical case reports/Governance | SFE2006

Milk-Alkali Syndrome without milk

Kaklamanos M , Lim E , Perros P

IntroductionMilk-Alkali Syndrome is defined by the triad of hypercalcaemia, acute renal failure and metabolic alkalosis. It was first described by Sippy in 1915 after people were treated with the Sippy regimen for peptic ulcer disease.Case reportA 76 year old woman was referred to the Endocrinology Clinic after she was initially presented to the Gastroenterolgy team with altered bowel habits, hypercalcaemia (...

ea0019p173 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | SFEBES2009

Metastatic insulinoma with persistent hypoglycaemia

Geevarghese C , Lim M , Sirohi B , Appleton D , Chatterjee V , Simpson H

A 67-year-old lady presented with hypoglycaemic coma, treated with dextrose infusion. Previously she had a 3-month history of weight gain with increasingly frequent episodes of shaking and blurred vision, particularly at night, relieved by food.A 72-hour fast was undertaken. Within 2 h, she became confused. Serum glucose was 1.1 mmol/l with serum insulin 527 pmol/l (0–60 pmol/l), proinsulin 320 pmol/l (0–7 pmol/l) and C-peptide 2991 pmol/l (174...