Acute Adrenal Crisis in an Asthmatic Child Treated with Inhaled Fluticasone Proprionate

Adrenal suppression secondary to prolonged inhaled corticosteroid use is usually limited to biochemical abnormalities, with no obvious clinical effects. Acute adrenal crisis is much rarer event but has been reported with increasing frequency. We report a case of a 7-year-old asthmatic child who presented with an acute history of lethargy after a respiratory… CONTINUE READING