Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0003p40 | Clinical Case Reports | BES2002

Differentiated thyroid carcinoma with large bony metastases - what is the best approach?

Watson W , Park C , Abraham P , Bandyopadhyay S , Philip S , Acharya S , Samuel L , Bevan J

The high survival rate for patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) declines markedly in those with bony metastases. We compare the management of two patients with large dominant pelvic metastases.Case 1 63 year old man with R hip pain. Investigation revealed a 10cm lesion in the R hemi pelvis and subsequent imaging and biopsy revealed a 9th rib lesion and metastatic follicular DTC. He underwent 131 I ablation of the normal thyroi...

ea0003p48 | Clinical Case Reports | BES2002

Multidisciplinary management of Cushing's syndrome due to a malignant thymic carcinoid tumour

Park C , Watson W , Abraham P , Acharya S , Bandyopadhyay S , Philip S , Samuel L , Nicolson M , Bevan J

Thymic carcinoma is a rare but aggressive cause of ectopic ACTH secretion, with fewer than 100 reported cases.Hypokalaemic alkalosis was found in a 38 year old woman who presented with a 2-week history of leg swelling, fatigue and dyspnoea. She was not obviously Cushingoid.ACTH-dependent Cushing's Syndrome was confirmed biochemically: urinary free cortisol (UFC) >8500nmol/day and serum cortisol 4060nmol/l, (no suppression on 8...