Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0059ep3 | Adrenal and steroids | SFEBES2018

An atypical case of non-classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Donoghhue Danielle , Yung Paul , Bravis Vassiliki

We present the case of a 28-year old woman who presented with menstrual irregularity and hirsutism since menarche at age 11. She had been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome and treated with the oral contraceptive pill for 12 years, despite BMI of 21 kg/m2. Blood pressure was 101/66 mmHg. Baseline electrolytes showed sodium 140 mmol/L, potassium 3.6 mmol/L. Short synachthen test confirmed the biochemical diagnosis of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) [cort...

ea0059ep102 | Thyroid | SFEBES2018

A case of severe Graves’s ophthalmopathy

Yung Paul , Donoghue Danielle , Lee Vickie , Akshikar Rashmi , Aziz Ahmad , Jain Rajni , Robinson Stephen , Bravis Vassiliki

Grave’s orbitopathy typically presents with symptoms of proptosis and diplopia. It is an autoimmune condition of retro-orbital tissues. We present a case in which the management of orbitopathy has been complex and required escalation to immunosuppression and consideration of biological agents. A 34-year-old female presented with 2 weeks of diplopia. She had normal visual acuity with no past medical or family history. She never smoked. Thyroid eye disease was diagnosed, sh...