Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep294 | Calcium & Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2017

Severe hypocalcemia induced by Denosumab in a patient with Osteroporosis after malabsorptive bariatric surgery

Portilla Ana Jimenez , Soler Guillermo Serra , Planella Juan Ramon Urgeles , Perez Maria Soledad Gogorza , Font Mercedes Noval , Fernandez Honorato Garcia , Jimenez Inaki Arguelles , Macazaga Vicente Pereg

Introduction: Denosumab is a monoclonal antibody indicated in the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Hypocalcemia is a rare adverse effect.Case report: We present the case of a 58-year-old woman with a clinical history of bariatric surgery in 2001 and osteoporosis with multiple vertebral and hip fractures. Under treatment with Zinc sulphate, Vitamin A, 25-OH-vitamin D, calcium and iron. She came to the A&E for general malaise, generalized weak...

ea0037ep246 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2015

Hypocalcaemia due to 22q11.2 deletion syndrome diagnosed in adulthood

Vidal Maria Cabrer , Soler Guillermo Serra , Wos Marzena , Perez Maria Soledad Gogorza , Jimenez Inaki Arguelles , Povedano Santiago Tofe , Ribas Elena Mena , Fernandez Honorato Garcia , Macazaga Vicente Pereg

Introduction: Hypocalcaemia is present in half of the patients with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (DiGeorge-velocardiofacial syndrome). Most of these cases are diagnosed during childhood.Case report: A 56-year-old man was evaluated for symptomatic hypocalcaemia after undergoing a left nephrectomy because of renal tumour. He had paraesthesia around his mouth and hands and TrousseauÂ’s sign. His past medical history included high blood pressure, type 2 dia...