Addison's disease

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Background

  • Primary adrenal insufficiency
  • Bilateral adrenal destruction by tuberculosis used to be most common cause, now only accounts for 7-20% of cases
  • Autoimmune disease 70-90%, remainder caused by infectious disease, metastasis or lymphoma, adrenal hemorrhage, infarction, or drugs.

Clinical Presentation

Differential Diagnosis

Diagnosis

Management

Disposition

See Also

External Links

References