Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0065p43 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular | SFEBES2019

An unusual pathology presenting as adrenal incidentaloma

Vijay Arun , Moulik Probal , Singh Prashant , Rangan Srinivasa

Introduction: Adrenal Incidentalomas (AI) are frequently encountered in clinical practice with radiological studies suggesting a frequency of 3% at 50 years rising to 10% in elderly. Majority of AI are non functional adenomas with malignant lesions quoted as less than 20% at most. We report a case of AI, which was found to a Melanoma on biopsy with no other primary site.Case: An 84 year old gentleman was found to have a right suprarenal mass on ultrasoun...

ea0065p165 | Endocrine Neoplasia and Endocrine Consequences of Living with and Beyond Cancer | SFEBES2019

A case of pituitary metastatic deposit from breast cancer

Vijay Arun , Rangan Srinivasa , Singh Prashant , Moulik Probal

Introduction: Metastatic lesion in the pituitary is a rare condition with most of them being asymptomatic. Breast cancer is the most frequent primary location and the overall prognosis is poor. We describe the case of a lady with this condition, who presented to our unit with bitemporal hemianopia.Case: A 65 year old lady with history of breast cancer (surgical excision with chemoradiotherapy 4 years ago, HER2 negative, currently in remission) presented ...

ea0065p330 | Neuroendocrinology | SFEBES2019

An unusual case of orthostatic hypertension likely secondary to dysautonomia

Vijay Arun , Singh Prashant , Rangan Srinivasa , Moulik Probal

Introduction: Orthostatic hypertension (OHT) is a phenomenon which may represent increased cardiovascular risk and is less well recognized compared to orthostatic hypotension.Case: A 65 year old gentleman presented with symptoms of lethargy and episodic shaking. He has a history of treated prostate cancer and was not on any regular medications. He noticed consistently elevated blood pressure on standing during home monitoring. His lying BP was 142/82 and...

ea0044p254 | Thyroid | SFEBES2016

An Audit on Fixed dose (555 MBq) Radioactive-iodine for Hyperthyroidism at a University Hospital

Vijay Arun Muthukaruppan Alagar , Cooper Julie , Varadhan Lakshminarayanan , Nayak Ananth U

Background/Aim: Radioactive-iodine (RAI) therapy aims to cure hyperthyroidism, with some International authorities recommending a sufficient RAI dose to render patients hypothyroid. An audit on low dose RAI (<400 MBq) at our University Hospital in 2014 suggested above national average rates of Thyrotoxicosis relapse (24%) and lower rates of hypothyroidism (41%) 6-months post RAI. From 2015, a fixed dose (555 MBq) RAI was utilised and we present the audit outcomes using thi...

ea0038p334 | Pituitary | SFEBES2015

Clinically non-functioning pituitary macroadenomas: presenting features and outcomes: recent experience at a tertiary centre

Yadagiri Mahender , Vijay Arun , Pritchard Mark , Nayak Ananth , Shaw Simon , Saravanappa Natarajan , Ayuk John , Jose Biju

Introduction: Non-functioning pituitary macroadenoma (NFMA) can cause considerable morbidity due to pituitary dysfunction and pressure effects. We present recent experience in managing cases diagnosed with NFMA at a single tertiary centre between January 2009 and October 2013.Results: Of the 63 patients with NFMA, 28 (44%) were females. Age ranged from 22 to 91 (mean 63). Visual disturbance symptoms (35/63; 57%) were the commonest presentation. Headache ...