adrenal insufficiency


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adrenal insufficiency

n
(Pathology) another name for Addison's disease
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While dengue lab markers were positive, other causes of hypothermia like sepsis, hypothyroidism and adrenal insufficiency were ruled out.
The manifestations of magnesium deficiency are similar to those of adrenal insufficiency, and include fatigue, anxiety, depression, poor stress tolerance, lightheadedness, and insomnia.
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Other complications include adrenal insufficiency, syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH), cerebral salt wasting syndrome (CSW), and neurosurgical complications such as vision loss, cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) leak, subdural hematoma, and epistaxis (Ausiello et al.
Therefore, use of synthetic glucocorticoids for replacement therapy in adrenal insufficiency is not recommended generally.
Adrenal insufficiency is appropriately mentioned in the differential diagnosis.
3,4) Biochemical evidence of primary adrenal insufficiency is more common in the late stages of HIV infection and with severe immunosuppression, as in this case.
Replacement of DHEA in patients with adrenal insufficiency has been shown to exert beneficial effects on well-being, mood, and sexuality.
Ten patients were admitted for respiratory failure related to viral pneumonitis, 1 for pulmonary edema with severe chronic coronary insufficiency, 1 for congenital adrenal insufficiency with reversible multiple organ failure, and 1 for status epilepticus.
Finally, complications associated with the underlying disease such as adrenal insufficiency in bilateral adrenalectomy or postoperative blood pressure disturbances in patients with pheo-chromocytoma should be expected.
Despite high serum levels of cortisol, these patients often present with a relative adrenal insufficiency, defined as a blunted increase in cortisol levels after stimulation with adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) (4).