Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0065p426 | Thyroid | SFEBES2019

A reversible cause of pulmonary hypertension

Andrabi Syed Basharat , Kurera Isuri , Maltese Giuseppe , Bano Gul

GravesÂ’ disease is one of the reversible causes of pulmonary hypertension (PAH). The association was first reported in 1980. Studies have suggested an elevated pulmonary artery systolic pressure in about 36% of patients with GravesÂ’ disease by Doppler echocardiography. We report a case of Graves disease associated with pulmonary hypertension in a young female.Case report: A 41 year old female presented with history of worsening breathless and p...

ea0055p18 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2018

Type 1 diabetes presenting with unilateral left foot drop

Li Adrian P Z , Best Jonathan , Kariyawasam Dulmini , Brackenridge Anna , Thomas Stephen , Maltese Giuseppe

Case history: A 26-year-old lady presented with a two-week history of weakness associated with pins and needles affecting the lateral calf and dorsomedial aspect of her left foot. The patient denied any trauma or symptoms including weight loss. She had no drug allergies and was taking no regular medications. She had a vegan diet supplemented with multivitamins. Her past medical and family history was unremarkable. On examination, she had a narrow-based high-steppage-gait. Lowe...

ea0091wg2 | Workshop G: Disorders of appetite and weight | SFEEU2023

Severe hyperandrogenism due to ovarian hyperthecosis in a young woman

Ahamed Sadiq Shafana , Jeyaka Neha , Maltese Giuseppe , Johri Nikhil , Joshi Mamta , Hyer Steve

Case History: Hyperandrogenism is a relatively common clinical problem. However, severe hyperandrogenism causing virilisation is rare. A 22-year-old lady with no significant past medical history, presented with oligomenorrhoea, hirsutism and male pattern hair loss over last 3 years duration. She has no acne or change in voice or clitoromegaly. She was also noted to be having high BP on clinic visit and grade 1 acanthosis nigricans.Investigations: Her tot...

ea0091p32 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2023

Non-islet cell tumour hypoglycaemia (NICTH) caused by an intrathoracic tumour and responding well to glucocorticoid therapy

Ahamed Sadiq Shafana , Jeyakar Neha , Maltese Giuseppe , Johri Nikhil , Joshi Mamta , Hyer Steve

Case History: An 81-year-old gentleman was brought to A&E by ambulance after being found to be hypoglycaemic at home by paramedics. His wife reported that he experienced unsteadiness and slurred speech after waking up in the morning and she called the emergency number. On arrival of paramedics, his capillary blood glucose was found to be 1.2 mmol/l and he was administered intravenous dextrose. He also had a couple of similar episodes which were resolved with food. He is no...