Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0012p86 | Pituitary | SFE2006

Growth hormone deficiency and complex congenital abnormalities: a further case of Stratton-Parker syndrome?

Simmgen M , Bano G , Nussey S

A 23 year-old male was assessed for recommencement of growth hormone replacement therapy. He had discontinued treatment a year ago but not experienced any adverse symptoms since.The patient had been born with multiple congenital malformations. Midline defects included oesophageal atresia, imperforate anus and partial sacral agenesis. Urogenital abnormalities required a left nephro-ureterectomy soon after birth and an orchidopexy was performed at the age ...

ea0010p6 | Clinical case reports/Governance | SFE2005

Lest an ‘old’ diagnosis be forgot – a case of disseminated osteolytic lesions and thyroid calcification

Simmgen M , Bano G , Nussey S

A 64 year-old Eritrean female presented with a toxic multinodular goitre. Free T4 was 37.8 pmol/L, TSH <0.01 mU/L, and a neck ultrasound scan showed areas of calcification. A Technetium scan revealed an increased tracer uptake of 9.8% with a right-sided dominant nodule and photopenic areas. An ablative dose of radio-iodine was administered as she did not tolerate thionamide therapy.Six months later the patient reported intermittent hoarseness of voic...