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Acute adrenal insufficiency as a first presentation of myelodysplastic syndrome and sigmoid colon adenocarcinoma: a case report

Angeliki Kleanthous, Elena Koushiappi, Yiolanda Herodotou, Elena Xenofontos and Emmelia Vounou.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 1414 words.

Acute adrenal failure due to bilateral adrenal haemorrhage is rare and may initially present with non-specific symptoms. It can rapidly progress into a life-threatening condition if not...

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Alcoholic ketoacidosis: a case report and review of the literature

Nurulamin M. Noor, Krishna Basavaraju and Dan Sharpstone.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Gastroenterology; Addiction Medicine. 1328 words.

Alcoholic ketoacidosis (AKA) is a cause of severe metabolic acidosis usually occurring in malnourished patients with a history of recent alcoholic binge, often on a background of alcohol...

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Atypical presentation of atypical mycobacteria in atypical diabetes

Sugata Narayan Biswas, Partha Pratim Chakraborty, Partha Sarathi Satpathi and Shinjan Patra.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Critical Care; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Gastroenterology; Neurology; Nephrology. 1668 words.

A 45-year-old, non-obese male presented with low-grade, remittent fever and a fluctuant swelling over the posterior aspect of his lower left flank. Laboratory tests revealed leukocytosis,...

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Corticosteroid induced hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state and hemiballismus

Krishna Chinthapalli, Allison Newey and Martin Krause.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 928 words.

We present an 89-year-old man with new onset of left-sided hemiballismus affecting his face, arm and leg. He was found to have hyperglycaemia with a glucose level of 20.2 mmol/l and had...

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Hypercalcaemic crisis in an elderly patient with pulmonary tuberculosis

Jason Yongsheng Chan and Mohanaruban Kanthaya.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Nephrology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 1795 words.

Tuberculosis is an uncommon but recognized cause of hypercalcaemia, though calcium levels are seldom severely elevated and rarely result in symptoms. In the elderly patient however, several...

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Late onset radioiodine-induced hypothyroidism presenting with psychosis 14 years after treatment: a rare case

Chaozer Er and Ashish Anil Sule.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Psychiatry; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 1358 words.

Radioiodine treatment-induced hypothyroid psychosis is uncommon. Our literature search shows only three cases of hypothyroid psychosis developed within 3 months after the radioiodine...

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MURCS (Müllerian duct aplasia–renal agenesis–cervicothoracic somite dysplasia): a rare cause of primary amenorrhoea

Sunil Kumar and Shruti Sharma.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 960 words.

The agenesis of the Müllerian duct is the second most common cause of primary amenorrhoea after Turner syndrome. The abnormal development of Müllerian duct often associates with the urinary...

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Oncogenic osteomalacia caused by occult nasal mesenchymal tumor: a monster in the cave

Sayantan Ray, Partha Pratim Chakraborty, Kaushik Biswas, Anne M. Beatrice, Sujoy Ghosh, Satinath Mukhopadhyay and Subhankar Chowdhury.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 1830 words.

Authors describe a case of oncogenic osteomalacia in a 35-year-old man, who presented with a 2-year history of generalized pain and progressive weakness of lower limbs, eventually became...

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Pituitary apoplexy causing spontaneous remission of acromegaly following long-acting octreotide therapy: a rare drug side effect or just a coincidence

Sunil Kumar and Shruti Sharma.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes; Neurology. 1465 words.

Pituitary apoplexy is characterized by abrupt onset of haemorrhage or non-haemorrhagic infarction of a pituitary adenoma. The clinical features include acute onset severe headache, visual...

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Polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, M-protein and skin changes (POEMS syndrome): a paraneoplastic syndrome

Sunil Kumar and Shruti Sharma.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 1718 words.

POEMS syndrome (Crow–Fukase syndrome) is a rare paraneoplastic disorder. It is characterized by peripheral neuropathy, elevated vascular endothelial growth factors (VEGFs), monoclonal...

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