Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0094p279 | Thyroid | SFEBES2023

Concurrent Myasthenia gravis (MG) and Graves’ ophthalmopathy (GO)

Naughton Aoife , Oustabassidis Eva , David Joel , Norris Jonathan , Turner Helen

Myasthenia gravis (MG) and Graves’ ophthalmopathy (GO) share many clinical characteristics but may also co-exist. Both are autoimmune disorders mediated by organ specific pathogenic autoantibodies to membrane surface receptors. Differential diagnosis and/or co-existence provides a potential management challenge, and there is a paucity of demographic information regarding precise prevalence rates and concurrence of disease.Method: Re...

ea0094p282 | Thyroid | SFEBES2023

Thyroid eye disease in pregnant women with Graves disease: Experience from a specialized thyroid eye clinic

Dissanayake Harsha , Oustabassidis Eva , Norris Jonathan , Turner Helen

Background: Thyroid eye disease (TED) affects 25% of patients with Graves’ disease (GD). GD affects nearly 1% of pregnancies. However, data on TED incidence, course, management and outcome in pregnancy are limited.Aims: To describe the prevalence, course and outcomes of TED in pregnant females.Methods: A retrospective analysis of electronic health records was conducted in a sp...

ea0086p290 | Thyroid | SFEBES2022

Late relapse of thyroid eye disease (TED)

Murphy Noel , Oustabassidis Eva , David Joel , Norris Jonathan H , Turner Helen E

Generally, after an initial active phase TED rarely reactivates. However, epidemiological evidence is scant. The following cases highlight the propensity for Graves’ orbitopathy to reactivate many years later.Case 1: A 69-year-old woman had Graves’ disease aged 29, and was reviewed in the TED clinic (ophthalmology, rheumatology and endocrinology), with reactivation of orbitopathy 40 years after initial disease. She was an ex-smoker, had hyperte...

ea00100p17 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2024

‘Don’t forget the eye when seeing thyroid!’

Humayun Khan Huma , Oustabassidis Eva , Norris Jonathan , David Joel , Elizabeth Turner Helen

Case History with Investigations: A 65-year-old female, with no previous thyroid abnormalities, was originally referred to ENT with goitre. She was clinically and biochemically euthyroid, and following ultrasound with fine needle aspiration for right-sided nodules with benign cytology, was discharged. She was subsequently referred to Endocrinology with persistent lethargy and hair loss despite normal thyroid function. She described gritty eyes and swollen eyelids for 2 years, ...