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Benjamin G Challis, Chung Thong Lim, Alison Cluroe, Ewen Cameron and Stephen O’Rahilly

Background McKittrick–Wheelock syndrome (MWS) is a rare disorder characterised by severe fluid and electrolyte depletion secondary to mucous diarrhoea caused by large rectal tumours, most notably villous adenoma ( 1 , 2 , 3 ). Patients with

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Benjamin G Challis, Nicolai J Wewer Albrechtsen, Vishakha Bansiya, Keith Burling, Peter Barker, Bolette Hartmann, Fiona Gribble, Stephen O'Rahilly, Jens J Holst and Helen L Simpson

Background Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (pNETs) that secrete glucagon are associated with well-recognised clinical features of the glucagonoma syndrome including necrolytic migratory erythema (NME), weight loss, diarrhoea, anaemia

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Shamaila Zaman, Bijal Patel, Paul Glynne, Mark Vanderpump, Ali Alsafi, Sairah Khan, Rashpal Flora, Fausto Palazzo and Florian Wernig

physician following an episode of presumed gastroenteritis with vomiting and general malaise. Further episodes of diarrhoea, joint pains, sweating and palpitations followed. He described having a ‘fizzing sensation’ and felt hyperactive. He also developed a

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M A W Hermans, B M L Stelten, H R Haak, W W de Herder and M W Dercksen

behaviour, including stable 5-HIAA production, he was only treated symptomatically with colestyramine for diarrhoea. He did not suffer from other features of the carcinoid syndrome. The patient did not have any other relevant medical conditions. The follow

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Durgesh Gowda, Vasant Shenoy, Usman Malabu, Donald Cameron and Kunwarjit Sangla

surgical unit for management of large liver abscess. He had constant right upper quadrant abdominal pain, fever, rigour, sweats, diarrhoea and 5 kg weight loss. He had a history of travelling frequently to Ecuador for the last 3 years. The last trip was a

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Aisling McCarthy, Sophie Howarth, Serena Khoo, Julia Hale, Sue Oddy, David Halsall, Brian Fish, Sashi Mariathasan, Katrina Andrews, Samson O Oyibo, Manjula Samyraju, Katarzyna Gajewska-Knapik, Soo-Mi Park, Diana Wood, Carla Moran and Ruth T Casey

practitioner 1 month prior to conception with abdominal discomfort, vomiting and diarrhoea. She had no significant medical or family history. Table 1 PTH, serum calcium, vitamin D, phosphate and urinary calcium/creatinine levels at diagnosis

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Carolina Shalini Singarayar, Foo Siew Hui, Nicholas Cheong and Goay Swee En

and its clinical course. Case presentation, management and outcome Case 1 A 25-year-old woman presented with fever, abdominal pain, diarrhoea and vomiting for 2 days associated with a 2-month history of palpitation, heat intolerance, weight

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Gordon Sloan, Tania Kakoudaki and Nishant Ranjan

Accident and Emergency Department of our district general hospital with a 2-day history of vomiting, diarrhoea, anorexia and right upper quadrant abdominal pain. He had discontinued all medications, including canagliflozin, at the onset of vomiting

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J K Witczak, N Ubaysekara, R Ravindran, S Rice, Z Yousef and L D Premawardhana

enlarged goitre but no bruit over it. She also had mild inactive Graves’ orbitopathy. Subject 2 A 28-year-old previously fit male kitchen worker, presented with weight loss (one stone in 6 months), palpitations, sweating and diarrhoea with no

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Sunita M C De Sousa, Peter Earls and Ann I McCormack

demonstrated diffuse and symmetrical pituitary enlargement with homogenous gadolinium enhancement. Visual field perimetry was normal in each case. Patient 1 Patient 1, aged 19, presented with abdominal pain and diarrhoea and was found to have profound