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Case report (case report): feedback on an observation with a short commentary.
Insuffisance corticosurrénalienne précipitée par un traitement de lévothyroxine [Adrenal insufficiency caused by treatment with levothyroxine]
Publication types: Case Reports ; English Abstract ; Journal Article - Publication Status: ppublish
Primary adrenal insufficiency is a rare disease. Its diagnosis remains a clinical challenge since the signs and symptoms of the disease are insidious in onset and non specific in nature. A case report of Addison's crisis induced by levothyroxine substitution therapy is described. This clinical case is discussed in details with a special emphasis to the published literature regarding the strategy of diagnosis and the specific therapy of primary adrenal insufficiency.
Addison Disease, Adult, Diagnosis, Differential, Dose-Response Relationship, Drug, Female, Fludrocortisone, Humans, Hydrocortisone, Hypothyroidism, Thyroiditis, Autoimmune, Thyroxine
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