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ea0004p8 | Clinical case reports | SFE2002

Transient thyrotoxicosis following total laryngectomy

Ravikumar C , Mukhtar S , Beshyah S

INTRODUCTION: Disturbance in thyroid function following larygectomy usually manifests as hypothyroidism. Hyperthyroidism is not well recognized. We present a case of transient hyperthyroidism caused by laryngectomy. CASE STUDY: A 58-year-old man underwent total laryngectomy for laryngeal carcinoma. The surgery was not complicated. 3days following surgery, the patient was noted to have sinus tachycardia with a rate between 100 and 110. On the 7th postoperative day thyroid funct...

ea0029p108 | Adrenal cortex | ICEECE2012

A case of HIV presenting as primary adrenal lymphoma

Swiecicka A. , Siddaramaiah N. , Bukowczan J. , Ashwell S. , Mukhtar R. , Arutchelvam V.

Introduction: Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is an AIDS defining malignancy. However, a primary adrenal lymphoma as a presenting feature of HIV infection has not been previously reported.Case Report: A 66-year-old male presented with a short history of severe fatigue, weight loss, dizziness and nausea. Baseline blood results revealed normal biochemistry with mild normocytic anaemia, neutropaenia with lymphopaenia and the short synacthen test demonstrated in...