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ea0062p33 | Poster Presentations | EU2019

A case of thyrotoxic periodic paralysis

Sim Sing Yee , Pierides Michael , Patel Kishor , Mani Hamidreza

Case history: Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis (TPP) which was first described in 1902 is characterised by episodes of painless muscle weakness, hypokalaemia and thyrotoxicosis without any total body potassium deficit. It predominantly affects people of Asian descent between 20 and 40 years old with a 2 percent incidence compared to 0.2 percent in non-Asian descent. The pathogenesis of TPP is related to an increase Na+/K+-ATPase activity in the skeletal muscle leading to an influ...

ea0065p38 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular | SFEBES2019

Audit of adrenal crisis management at University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust

Sim Sing Yee , Mavilakandy Akash , Kieffer Nikki , Bremner Emma , Robinson Carole , Bhake Ragini , Levy Miles , Reddy Narendra

Background: Adrenal crisis is a life threatening emergency with an incidence of 5–10 adrenal crises/100 patient-years with mortality around 0.5/100 patient-years.Objective: Audit of inpatient adrenal crisis management was undertaken in line with Society for Endocrinology (SFE) guidance 2016 (Trust audit No:9763).Methods: Retrospective evaluation of electronic and paper case records of 2 years (January 2017–December 2018)....