Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 6, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Acute Adrenal Insufficiency Following Cerebrovascular Accident and Hypothyroidism

Joane Titus* and Lajoie J

Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital, USA

*Correspondance to: Joane Titus 

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Abstract

The case involves an atypical presentation of Addison's disease in a 37-year-old female, preceded by recent diagnosis of hypothyroidism, Raynaud's disease, and Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA) from an unprovoked Deep Venous Thromboembolism (DVT). Learning Points: Analyzing whether a hypercoagulable state predisposes patients to the destruction of the adrenal glands leading to superimposed endocrine dysfunction.

Keywords:

Primary adrenal insufficiency; Addison's disease; Mineralocorticoids; Adrenal gland infarct

Citation:

Titus J, Lajoie J. Acute Adrenal Insufficiency Following Cerebrovascular Accident and Hypothyroidism. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2021; 6: 1927..

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