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The Importance of Computed Tomography Findings in Detecting Tuberculous Addison's Disease
Sara Ferreira, Margarida Freitas-Silva
http://dx.doi.org/10.12890/2017_000622
European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine - © EFIM

ABSTRACT

Addison’s disease is an endocrine disorder characterized by primary adrenal insufficiency due to various causes. Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection was a major cause in the past but is rare nowadays. We describe a patient admitted to our hospital who was diagnosed with tuberculous Addison’s disease.

KEYWORDS

Addison´s disease, tuberculosis

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