Joane Titus* and Lajoie J
Saint Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital, USAFulltext PDF
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.
Primary adrenal insufficiency; Addison's disease; Mineralocorticoids; Adrenal gland infarct
Titus J, Lajoie J. Acute Adrenal Insufficiency Following Cerebrovascular Accident and Hypothyroidism. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2021; 6: 1927..