Addisonian Crisis and Relative Adrenal Failure

@article{Herder2004AddisonianCA,
  title={Addisonian Crisis and Relative Adrenal Failure},
  author={Wouter W. de Herder and Aart Jan Lely},
  journal={Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders},
  year={2004},
  volume={4},
  pages={143-147}
}
The clinical features in patients with preexisting chronic primary adrenal insufficiency (Addison’s disease) are the result of combined glucocorticoid, mineralocorticoid, and in females of androgen deficiency. In the majority of cases, the presentation of chronic adrenal insufficiency is slow and insidious. Many of the symptoms are nonspecific and, therefore, patients may go undiagnosed for a long time. These symptoms are: chronic fatigue, chronic malaise and lethargy, generalized weakness… Expand
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