Hepatoadrenal syndrome in pediatric patients with end-stage liver disease.

@article{Hauser2012HepatoadrenalSI,
  title={Hepatoadrenal syndrome in pediatric patients with end-stage liver disease.},
  author={Gabriel J. Hauser and Hannah M Brotzman and Stuart S Kaufman},
  journal={Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={e145-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Adrenal insufficiency in patients with liver failure, referred to as hepatoadrenal syndrome, is well characterized in adult patients but has not yet been described in children. We present 22 pediatric subjects with end-stage liver disease and adrenal insufficiency, diagnosed using the cosyntropin stimulation test. DESIGN AND SETTING A… CONTINUE READING