Therapy Update 27 November 2018 Dr Anna Watts

How to juggle testosterone therapy when supply is short

Multiple preparations are available on the Australian market for men requiring testosterone replacement therapy. Changes to the PBS in 2015 required that decisions to commence testosterone be made in conjunction with a specialist.
Case Report 16 October 2018 Dr Carolyn Ee

Is it PCOS or PCOM?

Updated 22 October: The second bullet point under Clinical features has been corrected. Amanda is a 38-year-old woman who attends regarding difficulty falling pregnant. Amanda has been trying to conceive for seven months.
Therapy Update 01 October 2018 Professor Helena Teede

New GP guidelines for polycystic ovary syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex endocrine condition that can profoundly impact a woman's life. The condition affects up to 13% of non-Indigenous women, and around 21% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, of reproductive age.
Case Report 07 August 2018 Dr Edna Sun

Precise pathology picks up hyperparathyroidism

Harry is a 57-year-old man who has moved back to Australia after working in the UK for nine months. He attends for a general health check. He has run out of his antihypertensive tablets (olmesartan 40mg/day) and his blood pressure at home has been around 163/101.
Case Report 02 July 2018 Dr Christie Beveridge

What's causing these skin blisters?

Janet, 57, presents with a six-month history of recurrent blisters on the dorsum of her hands and feet. She develops a new blister every few days. The lesions are tender and non-pruritic. She also notes photosensitivity affecting her forearms and décolletage.
sponsored 27 April 2018 Dr Gary Deed

A diabetes dilemma for GPs

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How to Treat 09 March 2018 Dr Erin Sharwood, Professor Jenny Batch
Case Report 28 February 2018 Dr Stuart Aitken

A rare reaction to endocrine therapy

James, a 27-year-old transgender man, presented eagerly for his first injection of testosterone as the endocrine component of his gender transition.  James was not taking any regular medication and had no known allergies.
Case Report 20 February 2018 Dr Darren Vaotuua, Dr Ruth Devin

What's the cause of Judith’s atypical femoral fracture?

Judith, a normally sprightly independent 73-year-old woman, presents initially with a three-month history of constant anterior right thigh ache.
How to Treat 28 April 2017 Dr Naomi Menday Lee