Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0028p81 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2012

Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) induced severe symptomatic Hypomagnesaemic Hypoparathyroidism

Rana Subhash , Bangar Vijay , Mousa Abdusalam

We report a case who presented with severe symptomatic hypocalcaemia secondary to Hypomagnesaemic Hypoparathyroidism associated with use of PPI. A fifty-seven years male smoker presented with pins and needles in arms and legs for two months with intermittent attacks of his hand becoming locked and stiff (carpopedal spasm) and calf spasms. He was on long term Omeprazole for Barrett’s oesophagus. He had positive Chvostek’s and Trousseau’s sign. Investigations reve...

ea0015p225 | Pituitary | SFEBES2008

Polycystic ovary syndrome or Cushing’s syndrome or both

Rana Subhash Chander , Mousa A , Bangar V

Objective: We describe a patient who was dealt as a case of polycystic syndrome for about a decade before it was discovered that she was suffering from Cushing’s syndrome because of anterior pituitary adenoma. Our aim is to highlight the fact that even today PCOS ought to be a diagnosis of exclusion and it is vital to rule out other causes with similar features.Case report: Our patient is a 45 years old female who was levelled as a case of PCOS 10 y...

ea0015p344 | Thyroid | SFEBES2008

Gynaecomastia as a sole manifestation of asymptomatic hyperthyroidism

Rana Subhash C , Mousa A , Bangar V

Objective: We present a 62-year-old male who had manifested with gynaecomastia to a surgeon. He was able to avoid mastectomy when it was found that his gynaecomastia was being caused by asymptomatic hyperthyroidism.Case report: A 62 years male presented to a surgeon with 6 months history of gradual enlargement of both of his breasts primarily for cosmetic reasons. The surgeon had planned bilateral mastectomies pending funding from the primary care trust....

ea0021p2 | Bone | SFEBES2009

Protracted hungry bone syndrome post parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism

Rana Subhash , Bangar Vijay , Al-Zwae Khaled , Mousa Abdusalam

Objective: To highlight that an occasional case of parathyroidectomy may be followed by protracted symptomatic hypocalcaemia requiring calcium infusion and high doses of vitamin D.Case: We report a 61 years male who presented with hypercalcaemia and brown tumour. He was diagnosed as a case of primary hyperparathyroidism. He had normal FBC, U&Es, LFT, TFT and negative Endomysial antibody. Just 4 days post-parathyroidectomy he was admitted with symptom...

ea0021p138 | Diabetes and metabolism | SFEBES2009

Herbal remedies as a cause of recurrent hypoglycaemia

Whitfield Thompson , Rana Subhash , Bangar Vijay , Mousa Abdusalam

Objective: Factitious hypoglycaemia presents diagnostic difficulties. We report a case presenting with hypoglycaemia, due to use of herbal remedies for enhancement of sexual performance.Case: A 73-year-old male known to have peptic ulcer admitted with feeling dizzy and unwell, with blood glucose of 1.6 needed 10% dextrose infusion in the first 48 h of admission. Medications folic acid, adcal d3, omeprazole 20 mg, herbal medicine for improving sexual func...

ea0021p226 | Growth and development | SFEBES2009

Klinefelter's syndrome often remains undiagnosed or diagnosed late

Rana Subhash , Adiotomre Joan , Bangar Vijay , Mousa Abdusalam

Introduction: In spite of great progress in Endocrinology, even today Klinefelter’s syndrome remains an under diagnosed or late diagnosed chromosomal disorder as is evident from the three case reports below.Case 1: A 79 years old man admitted with exacerbation of COPD, was noted to have bilateral Gynaecomastia, feminine features, very small scrotum without testes and a small penis. Throughout his life he remained isolated and single. Scrotal ultraso...

ea0019p48 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2009

Multiple endocrinal disorders & nephrotic syndrome in a patient with covert lung cancer

Rana Subhash C , Daverede Luis , Bangar Vijay , Mousa Abdusalam

Objective: We highlight a case of lung cancer presenting with a combination of Ectopic ACTH, SIADH and Nephrotic syndrome where paraneoplastic manifestations are the only presentation of an underlying lung cancer.Case report: Seventy year male, ex- smoker, hypertensive on Amlodipine, Irbesartan. Presented with 5-week history of leg swelling, reduced appetite.Examination showed pitting edema of the legs but no signs of cardiac, live...

ea0019p178 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | SFEBES2009

Is it an unusual variant of Multiple Endocrinal Neoplasia?

Rana Subhash C , Khine Kyaw , Bangar Vijay , Mousa Abdusalam

Objective: The aim of this article is to acknowledge coexistence of primary hyperparathyroidism, Cushing’s syndrome in a patient with previous history thyrotoxicosis treated with radioiodine. The presentation may be another variant of multiple endocrinal neoplasias.Is there a role of previous radioiodine therapy?Case report: A 67-year-old lady with past history of thyrotoxicosis treated with radioiodine. Now hypothyroid on thy...

ea0019p179 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | SFEBES2009

Probable recurrence of spontaneously resolved primary hyperparathyroidism

Rana Subhash C , Zaw Cho , Bangar Vijay , Mousa Abdusalam

Objective: We present a case of primary hyperparathyroidism awaiting surgery that has probable spontaneous resolution lasting only 4 months, supposedly because of asymptomatic infarction or haemorrhage. Her PTH has risen again though her Ca is still normal. Two such cases have been described in the literature.Case report: A 74-year-old ex-smoker, hypertensive female was admitted with two days history of confusion, lethargy and feeling unwell.<p class...

ea0025p21 | Bone | SFEBES2011

Co-existing sarcoidosis, primary hyperparathyroidism and vitamin D deficiency in a patient with hypercalcaemia

Kavanagh Michelle , Rana Subhash Chander , Scriven Nicholas Andrew , Bangar Vijay , Mousa Abdulsalam

Introduction: We describe a 31-year-old man with sarcoidosis found having concomitant primary hyperparathyroidism and vitamin D deficiency. Although hypercalcaemia is common in sarcoidosis, when accompanied by hypophosphatemia and resistance to steroids, should suggest coexisting primary hyperparathyroidism\.. Associated vitamin D deficiency presented management difficulties.Case report: A 31-year-old bodybuilder presented with dyspnoea. Sarcoidosis was ...