Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0032p252 | Clinical case reports – Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2013

Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma presenting as anterior hypopituitarism

Lee Shang Ming Samuel , Abel Chen Weiliang , Gabriel Cher Liu Yuan , Lee Wei Feng , Seow Cherng Jye , Kon YC

Introduction: Panhypopituitarism is a known but rare presentation of lymphoproliferative disease. We describe a patient with newly diagnosed advanced diffuse large B-cell lymphoma who presented with anterior hypopituitarism and concomitant adrenal gland involvement.Case report: A 72 year-old Chinese woman presented with a few weeks’ duration of lethargy, weight loss and functional decline. A hormonal screen done at admission suggested central hypoth...

ea0032p786 | Obesity | ECE2013

Rapid reversal of hyperglycemia despite modest weight loss in a patient post gastric bypass surgery: a case report and review of the literature

Weiliang Chen Abel , Shang Ming Lee Samuel , Feng Lee Wei , Liu Yuan Cher Gabriel , Jye Seow Cherng , Tar Khor Hong

Background: Bariatric surgery has been shown to decrease insulin requirements even before significant weight loss has occurred. We report a patient with marked improvement in glycemic control despite modest weight loss post bariatric surgery.Case presentation: A 47 years old Chinese man with obesity (weight 90 kg, BMI 31.2), hypertension, hyperlipidemia and type 2 diabetes mellitus diagnosed in 2005 is on follow up with our endocrine clinic. Despite comp...