Late onset of adrenocortical failure in GH deficiency with invisible pituitary stalk: a case report of a 48-year-old Japanese man and review of the literature.

@article{Makino2002LateOO,
  title={Late onset of adrenocortical failure in GH deficiency with invisible pituitary stalk: a case report of a 48-year-old Japanese man and review of the literature.},
  author={Shinya Makino and D Center Kawasaki and Hirokazu Irimoto and Masaho Tanimoto},
  journal={Endocrine journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={231-40}
}
ACTH deficiency gradually develops in patients with growth hormone deficiency (GHD) who have abnormalities of the pituitary stalk on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) following perinatal complications. We report here a rare case of GHD manifesting ACTH deficiency in middle age. A 48-year-old male patient was admitted to our hospital due to fever and… CONTINUE READING