Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0069p42 | Poster Presentations | SFENCC2020

Urinary retention causing severe hyponatremia, an association often missed

Rubab Umme , Aung Ei Thuzar , Sharma Dushyant

History: A 54 years old gentleman was admitted to the hospital after being found unconscious at home by his wife with a tongue bite and urinary incontinence. He had perineal approach biopsy 2 days ago for prostate cancer. Since biopsy, he had poor urine output with clots and dribbling. He also gave 2 days history of constipation. Wife was a doctor and mentioned that she palpated a distended bladder the night before. On examination, he was haemodynamically stable although he di...

ea0069p71 | Poster Presentations | SFENCC2020

Metastatic clear cell renal carcinoma with initial presentation of thyroid mass

Balafshan Tala , Rubab Umme , Kalathil Dhanya

Case history: A 70 year old man presented with a six month history of sore throat and dysphagia. His past medical history included Type 2 diabetes and dysarthria due to tracheomalacia following tracheostomy at the age of 40 when he was involved in a road traffic collision. Initially he was diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux, but symptoms did not settle with proton pump inhibitor medication. He as therefore referred to the ENT team for further evaluation.<p class="abste...

ea0068p28 | Abstracts | UKINETS2019

Paraganglioma in a patient with cyanotic congenital heart disease

Umme Rubab , Jenkins Petra , Purewal Tejpal , Sharma Dushyant , Hegde Pallavi

Introduction: Phaeochromocytoma (PHAEO) and paraganglioma (PGL) are neuroendocrine tumors arising from neural crest-derived cells either in the adrenal gland (PHAEO) or along the central sympathetic and parasympathetic chains (PGL), including the carotid body. There is convincing evidence linking hypoxia pathways with development of PHAEO/PGL especially with genetic susceptibility. Association between PHAEO and PGL and cyanotic congenital heart disease (CHD) are well recognise...

ea0065p62 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular | SFEBES2019

A service evaluation for patients with adrenal incidentalomas

Greene Alexander , Umme Rubab , Sharma Dushyant , Purewal Tejpal , Hegde Pallavi

Introduction: Adrenal incidentalomas are increasingly found in patients imaged for investigation. A service evaluation was undertaken to standardise care for these patients in line with the European Society of Endocrinology Guidelines.Aim: Standardise the care for patients with adrenal adenomas at Royal Liverpool University Hospital.Method: Retrospective review of 70 patients with adrenal incidentalomas over 2 years (January 2016&#...

ea0077lb23 | Late Breaking | SFEBES2021

Unexplained hypoglycaemia in a patient with craniopharyngioma and GAD positive encephalitis

Rubab Umme , Aung Ei Thuzar , Woodward Charlotte , Olabampe Temi , Ediale Clifford , Flamini Thomas , Pain Lorna , Hassan Usman , Townsend Adam , Balafshan Tala , Narayanan Ram Prakash

Case report: A 55 years old Caucasian gentleman presented with recurrent episodes of unexplained hypoglycaemia with slurred speech, lethargy, myoclonic jerks and seizures. He had background of craniopharyngioma at the age of 17 and underwent surgery but no radiotherapy. Subsequently he was started on hormonal replacement with desmopressin, levothyroxine, hydrocortisone, testosterone and genotrophin and remained stable on treatment for 38 years. Hypoglycaemia work up revealed b...