The Importance of Computed Tomography Findings in Detecting Tuberculous Addison's Disease
  • Sara Ferreira
    Serviço de Medicina Interna, Centro Hospitalar de S. João, Porto
  • Margarida Freitas-Silva
    Serviço de Medicina Interna, Centro Hospitalar de S. João, Porto

Keywords

Addison´s disease, tuberculosis

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.

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    Published: 2017-09-28
    Issue: Vol. 4 No. 7 (view)


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    Ferreira S, Freitas-Silva M. The Importance of Computed Tomography Findings in Detecting Tuberculous Addison’s Disease. EJCRIM 2017;4 doi:10.12890/2017_000622.

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