Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0021p34 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2009

Marked hypercalcaemia in a case of primary hyperparathyroidism

Sennik Devesh , Naqvi Safdar , Suresh Damodharan

We report the case of a 77-year-old lady who presented to hospital with confusion, agitation and polyuria. She had type 2 diabetes mellitus but was otherwise well with no history of weight loss, nephrolithiasis or fractures. There was no relevant family history. There were no abnormal findings on examination apart from dehydration and no focal neurological signs or lymphadenopathy. Investigations revealed a serum corrected calcium level of 4.71 nmol/l (normal 2.1–2.6). He...

ea0018p12 | (1) | MES2008

Cushing's syndrome secondary to adrenocortical carcinoma without metastases at diagnosis

Miras Alexander , Palazzo Fausto , Naqvi Safdar

A 60-year-old gentleman of previously good health presented with a 6 months history of resistant hypertension, newly diagnosed Diabetes Mellitus, worsening obesity and proximal muscle weakness. Clinical examination revealed a buffalo hump, truncal obesity, paper thin skin with bruising and proximal muscle wasting. His biochemistry showed elevated midnight cortisol levels, no suppression of cortisol post high dose dexamethasone and an undetectable ACTH. Accompanying abnormaliti...

ea0070ep143 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Lipoatrophy in a patient with type 1 diabetes: Genetic or immunological?

Ashraf Tanveer , Awad Nisreen , Suliman Sara , Helal Radwa , Naqvi Safdar , Lessan Nader

We report the case of a 28-year-old Emirati lady with type 1 diabetes (weight 51 kg, BMI 20.82 kg/m2) diagnosed at 3 years of age who presented to our centre with problems at her insulin injection sites. She had poor glycaemic control and her diabetes was complicated by retinopathy; other past medical history included vitamin D deficiency. All her seven siblings had diabetes and were on insulin; both parents had type 2 diabetes.In 2017, she wa...