Adrenal Insufficiency

Severe Adrenal Deficiency With Topical Steroid Application for Psoriasis

Severe Adrenal Deficiency With Topical Steroid Application for Psoriasis

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The patient presented with symptoms consistent with adrenal deficiency following 18 years of topical steroid application.

Higher Rate of Addison's Disease Seen in Patients Born in Winter Months

Higher Rate of Addison's Disease Seen in Patients Born in Winter Months

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In the United Kingdom, rates of the disease were highest for those born in December, while in Poland, rates were highest for those born in January.

Addison's Disease: New Guideline Details Diagnosis and Treatment

Addison's Disease: New Guideline Details Diagnosis and Treatment

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The first-ever guideline from Endocrine Society on Addison's disease details specifics of diagnostic tests and glucocorticoid therapy.

High-, Low-Dose ACTH Stimulation Tests Adequate for Ruling in Adrenal Insufficiency Diagnosis

High-, Low-Dose ACTH Stimulation Tests Adequate for Ruling in Adrenal Insufficiency Diagnosis

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Both high- and low-dose adrenocorticotropic hormone stimulation tests are adequate for including adrenal insufficiency as a diagnosis.

Adrenal Insufficiency Patients Require More Education on Adrenal Crisis

Adrenal Insufficiency Patients Require More Education on Adrenal Crisis

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Many patients with adrenal insufficiency do not receive adequate education on steroid dose adjustment or have emergency glucocorticoid kits.

All Corticosteroid Users at Risk for Adrenal Insufficiency

All Corticosteroid Users at Risk for Adrenal Insufficiency

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All patients using corticosteroid therapy are at risk for adrenal insufficiency, and clinicians should educate patients about this risk.

Cushing's Syndrome Etiology Affects Adrenal Function Recovery

Cushing's Syndrome Etiology Affects Adrenal Function Recovery

The etiology of Cushing's syndrome affects how long it takes for a patient to recover their adrenal function after surgery.

Treatment Perceptions Vary in Patients With Adrenal Insufficiency

Treatment Perceptions Vary in Patients With Adrenal Insufficiency

Adrenal insufficiency appears to impact patients differently and influences their beliefs about hydrocortisone replacement.

Critical Illness Contributes to Adrenal Insufficiency

Critical Illness Contributes to Adrenal Insufficiency

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Critical illness alters adrenal glands and contributes to adrenal insufficiency in ICU patients.

Continuous Subcutaneous Hydrocortisone Infusion for Addison Disease

Continuous Subcutaneous Hydrocortisone Infusion for Addison Disease

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Addison disease patients may not benefit from continuous subcutaneous hydrocortisone infusion.

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