Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0065p164 | Endocrine Neoplasia and Endocrine Consequences of Living with and Beyond Cancer | SFEBES2019

Case report on Immunotherapy mediated hypocortisolemia

Varghese Jeanny , Humphriss David

63 year old gentleman, admitted in Nov 2018. Feeling generally unwell, decreased appetite, lethargy and poor mobility. Known lung cancer (diagnosed January 2018) On Immunotherapy last received in October 2018CT scan (September 2018) after 4 cycles of Pembrolizumab–excellent response to treatment. Routine blood tests were normal apart from a raised CRP at 551 and white cell count. A random cortisol level was done and found to be low at 135. Blood, urine, sputum and stool c...

ea0031p215 | Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2013

Octreotide therapy of chronic urticaria and angioedema after gastric bypass procedure

Varghese Jeanny , Malik Mohamed , Sewell Carrock

Background: The exact changes of hormones and the relative importance of these to the metabolic improvement after bariatric surgery remain to be explored. We highlight the unusual case of a patient who developed episodes of angioedema post roux-en-y surgery for weight reduction.Case: A 38-year-old man with a BMI of 50 kg/m2, had laparoscopic Roux-en-y bypass surgery, resulting in 89 kg loss over 12–18 months. Six to twelve 12 months post-...

ea0031p361 | Thyroid | SFEBES2013

Factors predicting the development of hypothyroidism after radioactive iodine treatment

Varghese Jeanny , Aye Mo , Wright Graham , Rigby A , England James , Sathyapalan Thozhukat , Atkin Stephen

Background: The use of radioactive iodine treatment (RAI) for the definitive treatment of benign hyperthyroid disorders has been well established. This study was conducted to determine the factors predicting the development of hypothyroidism following RAI therapy.Methods: All patients (n=104, 25 men, 79 women) who had RAI for hyperthyroidism between January 2008 and December 2009 were included. In 82.6% of patients antithyroid medications were u...

ea0086p30 | Bone and Calcium | SFEBES2022

Recognition and acute management of parathyroid crisis; early localization and surgery

Young Ekenechukwu , Varghese Jeanny , Bell Richard , Kong Ngai , Bhathia Praveen , Selby Peter , Jackson Matthew , Ahmed Mariyah , Forgacs Bence , Pulman Samuel

Background: Parathyroid crisis is a rare presentation with high mortality if unrecognized. Early surgery is curative with rapid symptom resolution and improved outcomes.Case Report: We describe a case of severe hypercalcaemia due to primary hyperparathyroidism in a 59 year old male who presented with symptoms of lethargy, confusion, reduced appetite, constipation, light headedness and vomiting. Clinical examination was unremarkable. He had normal inflamm...