Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0021p44 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2009

Addison's disease unmasking an occult systemic cause for cerebral ischaemic event

Hariman Christian , Varadhan Laks , Natarajan Indira , Walker Adrian , Varughese George

Introduction: Cerebral ischaemic events in young patients due to patent foramen ovale are rare. A more plausible diagnosis had clouded the initial management and diagnosis of such a case in a young male patient.Case report: A 19-year-old gentleman was admitted with vomiting and profound hyponatraemia of 99 mmol/l. He was diagnosed to have AddisonÂ’s disease (with positive adrenal antibodies) following a flat short synacthen test. He warranted ITU adm...

ea0034p124 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2014

Anti-GAD antibody encephalitis: a potentially treatable syndrome

Krishnasamy Senthilkumar , Varughese George , Al-araji Adnan , Varadhan Laks , Nayak Ananth , Natarajan Indira , Jose Biju

Autoimmune encephalitides are being increasingly recognised as important and potentially reversible non-infectious causes of the encephalitic syndrome. Myriad of clinical presentation and lack of symptom specificity leads to a wide differential diagnosis. Failure to diagnose the correct aetiology of an encephalitic syndrome can lead to significant morbidity and mortality. A 57 years old right handed female with no significant medical problems initially presented with left side...