Adrenal crisis in treated Addison's disease: a predictable but under-managed event.

Abstract

CONTEXT Adrenal crisis is a life-threatening event that occurs regularly in Addison's patients receiving standard replacement therapy. Patient reports suggest that it is an underestimated and under-managed event. OBJECTIVE To assess the frequency of adrenal crisis in diagnosed patients and to understand the factors contributing to the risks of adrenal… (More)
DOI: 10.1530/EJE-09-0559

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