Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0019p167 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | SFEBES2009

Pheochromocytoma mimicking an acute coronary syndrome

Rathi MS , Gilbey SG

Pheochromocytoma commonly presents with headaches, palpitations, sweating and hypertension. However, it can mimic common medical conditions, including septic shock-like syndrome, hyperthermia, pulmonary oedema, and myocardial infarction, making prompt diagnosis difficult.We present a case of phaeochromocytoma presenting as acute coronary syndrome.Case report: A 57-year-old woman presented with intermittent, intensifying central che...

ea0019p348 | Thyroid | SFEBES2009

Carbimazole-induced acute cholestatic hepatitis in patient with Graves’ disease

Rathi MS , Ward EG

Hyperthyroidism per se can cause mild elevation in liver enzymes which normalizes with treatment. Thyrostatic medications (carbimazole or propylthiouracil) as first line therapy to treat hyperthyroidism can rarely cause potentially fatal hepatotoxicity.We report a patient who developed cholestatic jaundice after carbimazole therapy.Case report: A 32-year-old woman presented with weight loss, heat intolerance, palpitations an...