Epidemiology of adrenal crisis in chronic adrenal insufficiency: the need for new prevention strategies.

@article{Hahner2010EpidemiologyOA,
  title={Epidemiology of adrenal crisis in chronic adrenal insufficiency: the need for new prevention strategies.},
  author={Stefanie Hahner and Melanie Loeffler and Benjamin Bleicken and Christiane Drechsler and Danijela Milovanovic and Martin Fassnacht and Manfred Ventz and Marcus Quinkler and Bruno Allolio},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2010},
  volume={162 3},
  pages={597-602}
}
OBJECTIVE Adrenal crisis (AC) is a life-threatening complication of adrenal insufficiency (AI). Here, we evaluated frequency, causes and risk factors of AC in patients with chronic AI. METHODS In a cross-sectional study, 883 patients with AI were contacted by mail. Five-hundred and twenty-six patients agreed to participate and received a disease-specific… CONTINUE READING
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