Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0048cp7 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2017

Postpartum diagnosis of a phaeochromocytoma: A lucky escape!

Raj Suchitra , Edwards Sophie , Clark James , Field Benjamin , Zachariah Sunil

A 34-year old lady presented in the postpartum period following her 3rd pregnancy with severe hypertension. Her first two pregnancies were 3 and 5 years previously where she delivered via elective Caesarean section without any complications. During this pregnancy which was a twin pregnancy, her antenatal care was mainly unremarkable but on specific questioning, she reported increased sweating for a period of 4 months. Her blood pressure was noted to be normal during her antena...

ea0038p61 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2015

A novel management of Gitelman’s syndrome

Raj Suchitra , Kuganolipava Ahkallya , Fatimilehin Abiola , Clark James , Field Benjamin , Zachariah Sunil

We present a patient with Gitelman’s syndrome who had marked symptoms of myalgia and lethargy secondary to electrolyte imbalances. Initial management with oral potassium and magnesium replacements failed and she had five to six hospital admissions a month via the emergency department for worsening symptoms and needing i.v. electrolyte replacement. Therefore, she had planned i.v. potassium replacement three times a week via the day unit instead. Although this significantly...

ea0038p109 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2015

Resistant hyperparathyroidism and hepatitis: is there a link?

Raj Suchitra , Lakshmipathy Kavitha , Clark James , Field Benjamin , Cowan Matthew , Zachariah Sunil

A 71-year-old male patient with no significant past medical history was admitted to hospital with acute hepatitis in July 2014 with bilirubin 98 μmol/l, ALT 1703 IU/l, and ALP 223 IU/l. Liver ultrasound showed a normal sized liver with normal echotexture. Liver screen including hepatitis A, B, C, E, and autoantibody screen was negative. Liver biopsy revealed acute hepatitis with patchy necrosis and inflammatory infiltrate consistent with inflammation, drugs, or autoimmune...