Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0034p144 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2014

Madness on the medical ward: ectopic ACTH producing tumour

Puttanna Amar , Patel Viraj , Raskauskiene Diana , Clayton Richard

A 51-year-old Afro-Caribbean lady with a history of primary hyperparathyroidism, type 2 diabetes and hypertension was admitted with confusion. Her medication at the time included five anti-hypertensives.She was treated for an infection but despite a long course of antibiotics she remained confused with visual hallucinations and aggression.She was noted to have resistant hypertension with systolic blood pressures over 220 mmHg and p...