Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

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 CushingÂ’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...

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 ...