Addison’s Disease Addison’s = Primary adrenocortical insufficiency More frequently in women than in men. Causes Autoimmune problem is 80% of the cause. TB Genetic disorders Removal of adrenals Adrenal infarct Etc. Clinical findings Sparse axillary and pubic hair Hyperpigmentation of skin especially of creases or pressure areas (waistband/bra line) Hypotension, generally systolic under 110 […]
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