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ea0091cb56 | Additional Cases | SFEEU2023

A journey through Cushing’s Syndrome -- "From Discovery till Recovery"

Zafar Sadia , Bhagi Ridhi , Roy Chowdhury Sharmistha

Background: Cushing’s syndrome (10-15/million people diagnosed/year) is quite rare with Cushing’s disease accounting for >70% of cases in adults. Spinal epidural lipomatosis (SEl) secondary to endogenous Cushing’s syndrome is even more rare condition (8 reported cases so far) of which 3 cases are secondary to Cushing’s disease. Here, we highlight a case of ACTH-dependent Cushing disease with resultant spinal epidural lipomatosis (SEl) that was treated w...

ea0077p119 | Thyroid | SFEBES2021

Conundrum of Thyroid Function Tests

Zubair Ullah Hafiz Muhammad , Brown Jade , Roy Chowdhury Sharmistha

This case highlights the lessons learnt from a patient who was diagnosed 37 years following presentation with abnormal Thyroid Function Tests (TFTs). Mrs ID had a subtotal thyroidectomy in 1983 for thyrotoxicosis and was started on levothyroxine. She was referred to endocrine services in 2003, and was noted to have a small goitre and abnormal TFTs. Follow up consultations concentrated on thyroxine dose adjustment and querying compliance. She had a background of COPD, CVA (2018...

ea0086p264 | Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary | SFEBES2022

Diabetes insipidus following a non-acute presentation of pituitary apoplexy – a rare presentation

Bastawrous Madona , Bhagi Ridhi , Roy Chowdhury Sharmistha , Cozma Lawrence

Introduction: Pituitary apoplexy (PA) is a rare endocrine emergency with less described entity being its subacute/non-acute presentation. Incidence of PA is difficult to determine, varying 2%-12% of pituitary adenoma. Hypopituitarism in PA is observed in up to 70% of cases with diabetes Insipidus (DI) observed in <5% of cases and mostly transient.Case description: 82-year old female with pituitary macroprolactinoma (1.5 cm) presented with 3-week hist...

ea0077p62 | Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes | SFEBES2021

Hypoglycaemia in non-diabetics. An Endocrinologist’s perspective

Sharaf Giselle , Bhagi Ridhi , Morgan Georgia , Cozma S. Lawrence , Roy Chowdhury Sharmistha

Hypoglycaemia, a life threatening complication, occurs as part of a wide variety of disease processes. Though a common side effect of diabetes medications, it can be secondary to other factors including, endocrine and, metabolic disorders, severe sepsis, rare malignancies and non-diabetic medications. We present a case series of 3 non-diabetic patients who presented to Princess of Wales, Bridgend with Hypoglycaemic Episodes (HE):1. 23 year old student nu...