Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0086p341 | Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes | SFEBES2022

New onset diabetes triggered by use of growth hormone secretogogue for body building, a case report

Thuzar Aung Ei , Sheokand Ajasra , Westall Samuel , Balafshan Tala , Prakash Narayanan Ram , Bujawansa Sumudu

Introduction: Growth hormone secretogogues (GHS) are popular among body building communities as muscle bulking agents. We present an interesting case of new onset diabetes induced by a combination of GHS and selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMs).Case report: A 34-years body builder was referred by his GP due to a 3-week history of polyuria, polydipsia and fatigue. He had recently used one cycle of a combination tablet which contained Ibutamoren ...

ea0082oc8 | Oral Communications | SFEEU2022

Familial dysalbuminaemic hyperthyroxinaemia, a rare cause of discordant TFTs

Thuzar Aung Ei , Kohli Shuchi , Prakash Narayanan Ram , Furlong Niall , McNulty Sid , Bujawansa Sumudu , Westall Samuel , Hurst Janine , Balafshan Tala

Section 1: Case history: A 61-year-old lady was referred by her GP to our endocrine clinic with abnormal thyroid function tests (TFTs) incidentally identified in routine blood tests. She had no symptoms suggestive of thyrotoxicosis apart from occasional palpitations when using inhalers for asthma. She had no family history of endocrine significance. She was on salbutamol, salmeterol, fluticasone inhalers and laxatives. Physical examination was unremarkable with no goitre. ...

ea0086p327 | Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes | SFEBES2022

‘Don’t Let them dry’—Hyponatraemia in Covid-19 (a real-world analysis)

Alikhan Ahtisham , Westall Samuel , Khan Abidullah , Sullivan Heather , Kalavsky Matus , Olusoji Rahman , Kolackova Hana , Bujawansa Sumudu , Prakash Narayanan Ram

Background: The aetiology of hyponatraemia in SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) is complex. Early studies have suggested a syndrome of inappropriate anti-diuretic hormone picture. We undertook a real-world retrospective analysis of patients with hyponatraemia and COVID-19 hospitalised over a 12-month period and evaluated practice against European hyponatraemia guidelines to see if initial investigations and management were appropriate. Additionally, we evaluated whether hyponatraemia in C...

ea0074ncc63 | Highlighted Cases | SFENCC2021

Diagnostic conundrums: Severe hypoglycaemia in a non-diabetic individual

Westall Samuel , Sullivan Heather , Khan Abidullah , AliKhan Ahtisham , McNulty Sid , Furlong Niall , Narayanan Ram Prakash , Balafshan Tala , Bujawansa Sumudu

Case history: A 26-year-old female with a past medical history of migraines was admitted to the Emergency Department (ED) with severe hypoglycaemia after drowsiness was noted by her partner in the early hours of the morning. On initial paramedic assessment, the patient had a reduced Glasgow Coma Scale (13/15), hypoglycaemia (capillary blood glucose of 0.9 mmol/l [16.2 mg/dl]), hypothermia (34.3 degrees Celsius [°C]) and bradycardia (heart rate 41 beats per minute). The patient...