Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

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....

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, CushingÂ’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...