Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep923 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2016

Recurrent meningitis secondary to medically induced CSF leakage in the setting of a pituitary macroprolactinoma

Yahia Seifeldin , Page Simon

A 49 year old gentleman was diagnosed with a pituitary macroprolactinoma at Leicester Royal Infirmary (LRI) (Baseline prolactin 8000 mU/l). He was treated with Cabergoline 0.5 mg twice/week. He developed CSF rhinorrhoea shortly after treatment was commenced and was listed for repair under the neurosurgical team at QueenÂ’s Medical Centre (QMC). Six weeks later, while visiting Wales, he was admitted to Bangor hospital with headaches and vomiting. CSF cultures were positive ...

ea0056p659 | Female Reproduction | ECE2018

Audit of the management of adult patients with turner syndrome at the Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH), England

Tan Boon Fei , Yahia Seifeldin , Page Simon

Introduction: Turner Syndrome is a chromosomal disorder that is characterized by short stature and gonadal dysgenesis, affecting 1 in 2500 female live births. It is associated with a wide variety of conditions that could lead to significant morbidity and mortality if not followed up and managed appropriately. A multidisciplinary approach is important in the management of these patients. This audit aims to review the current practice of a specialist Turners Syndrome clinic in a...

ea0038p67 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2015

IgG4-related hypophysitis: a novel candidate to the hypophysitis spectrum

Vyas Shemin S , Yahia Seifeldin , Lanyon Peter , Page Simon

A 57-year-old gentleman presented with bilateral painless submandibular swelling, and flu like symptoms. A biopsy from the enlarged submandibular gland showed chronic sclerosing sialadenitis with lymphocytic infiltration. Immunohistochemistry showed plasma cells positive for CD79a and IgG4, and a combination of CD4 and CD8 positive lymphocytes. IgG4 levels were significantly raised (3.16 g/l, NR <1.3 g/l). A diagnosis of IgG4 syndrome was made. Chest and abdominal CT imagi...

ea0038p115 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2015

Audit of adult GH replacement therapy in Nottingham

Seetho Ian , Chee Carolyn , Mansell Peter , Page Simon

Introduction: Guidelines for the use of GH in GH deficient adults were issued by the UK National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE). To assess current practice in relation to these guidelines, a review of patients receiving GH treatment was performed. The aims were to i) assess if adults with GH deficiency met NICE criteria for GH therapy and ii) identify reasons for initiating or continuing GH treatment if NICE criteria were not met.Methods: Retro...