hrp0089p3-p416 | Diabetes & Insulin P3 | ESPE2018

A Rare and Unexpected Cause of Diabetes in Childhood

Makaya Taffy , Basu Supriyo , Ali Aishatu

Background: Pancreatogenic diabetes is rare in children. The prevalence is 5–10% of all cases of diabetes in the developed world. The underlying pathophysiology is destruction of islet cells by pancreatic inflammation.Case: A 15-year old previously healthy boy presented with polyuria, polydipsia, abdominal pain and loss of weight (LOW) over several weeks. Family history revealed a three-generational history of diabetes including reported type-1 (T1D...

hrp0094p2-390 | Pituitary, neuroendocrinology and puberty | ESPE2021

A case of partially Empty Sella with hypopituitarism in a child

Pratap Rajat , Mason Leah , Basu Supriyo ,

Introduction: Empty Sella (ES) is a radiological finding which is due to herniation of subarachnoid space into sella turcica. It’s partial, when <50% space is filled with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and complete, when CSF fills >50% with pituitary gland flattened to <=2mm. Actual occurrence is debatable and often noted incidentally during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). However, it can cause pituitary hormone (PH) dysfunctions, most commonly g...

hrp0094p2-157 | Diabetes and insulin | ESPE2021

A case of severe hypertriglyceridaemia complicating new-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus

Belkhatir Khadidja , Lokulo-Sodipe Oluwakemi , Frohock Anne-Marie , Basu Supriyo ,

Introduction: Extreme hypertriglyceridaemia is uncommon in the paediatric population but can have devastating consequences. It can lead to acute pancreatitis, cutaneous eruptive xanthomas and lipaemia retinalis. Severe hypertriglyceridemia likely accounts for 1-10% of acute pancreatitis cases in adults but there is limited data in children. We report a case of new-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) presenting in diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) with acute pancre...

hrp0095p1-62 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2022

A rare case of concomitant inflammatory polyneuropathy and type 1 diabetes with Covid 19 in a teenager

Louizou Veronika , Belkhatir Khadidja , Besser Rachel , Ramdas Sithara , Basu Supriyo

Introduction: Reduced consciousness during diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is an acute medical emergency which necessitates rapid escalation of care. Rarely it can point towards unusual co-morbidities too. We report a case of new- onset type 1 diabetes (T1D) presenting with severe DKA in a teenager, complicated by an evolving neuropathy.Case report: A previously healthy 17-year-old girl presented in severe DKA following a 4-...