Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0051oc2.2 | Oral Communications 2 | BSPED2017

Evolving primary adrenal insufficiency masked by adrenal suppression from long-term steroid treatment

Vasista Pooja , Shenoy Savitha

Introduction: Adrenal suppression secondary to long-term steroid therapy is a known risk and this can mask the evolution of primary adrenal insufficiency.Case report: A 6 years old girl with background of recurrent oral ulcers (probable mucocutaneous Behcet’s), Alpha-1-Antitrypsin deficiency, Bronchiectasis, on long-term oral Prednisolone treatment, was noted to have hyponatraemia (Na=122 mmol/l) and hyperkalaemia (K=6.6 mmol/l) during an inter-curr...

ea0051p031 | Miscellaneous/other | BSPED2017

Early puberty in Klinefelter syndrome

Vasista Pooja , Greening James , Tziaferi Vaya

Introduction: Klinefelter Syndrome (KS) is related to late puberty and infertility. Early puberty in KS is a rare occurrence; a case of early puberty in KS is presented.Case report: A 10-year old boy, diagnosed with KS (47,XXY) during investigations for learning difficulties, was referred to the endocrine clinic with a history of facial acne since the age of 8 years. His examination showed pubic hair (stage 3) with testicular volume 4–5 ml on both s...

ea0039ep49 | Diabetes | BSPED2015

HbA1c: is it a reliable measure of glycaemic control in all patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus?

Vasista Pooja , Tziaferi Vaya , Greening James , Sundaram Prem

Introduction: HbA1c levels are used as objective long-term measure of glycaemic control in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). Regular HbA1c measurement helps us to formulate the management and education to the patients and carers. But, in rare cases, it might not prove reliable, as in our case report.Case report: A 4 years old girl with known T1DM and autoimmune hyperthyroidism, had mitral valve repair for mitral valve regurgitation. She was ...