Acute adrenal crisis and hypercalcemia in a patient assuming high liquorice doses.

@article{Isaia2008AcuteAC,
  title={Acute adrenal crisis and hypercalcemia in a patient assuming high liquorice doses.},
  author={Giovanni Carlo Isaia and Cristina Pellissetto and Marco G A Ravazzoli and Cristina Tamone},
  journal={Minerva medica},
  year={2008},
  volume={99 1},
  pages={91-4}
}
Two months after monolateral adrenalectomy, a 47-year-old woman stopped taking corticosteroid replacement therapy in the first 15 days of therapy. She was admitted to the Department of Internal Medicine because of hypertension, severe hypercalcemia, uncompensated metabolic alkalosis and clinical symptoms of acute adrenal insufficiency. The presence of… CONTINUE READING