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Research & Reviews  227 results

Addison Disease
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/116467-overview

Jan 13th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Addison disease (or Addison's disease) is adrenocortical insufficiency due to the destruction or dysfunction of the entire adrenal cortex. It affects glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid function. The onset of disease usually o...

Molecular and clinical characterization of autoimmune polyendocrinopathy-candidiasis-ec...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8734050
Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases; Setoodeh A, Panjeh-Shahi S et. al.

Jan 8th, 2022 - Autoimmune polyendocrinopathy-candidiasis-ectodermal dystrophy syndrome (APECED) is a rare autosomal recessive systemic autoimmune disease caused by mutations in the autoimmune regulator (AIRE) gene. Incidence of this genetic disorder is estimated...

Not the final diagnosis: from Addison's disease to POEMS syndrome: a case report and li...
https://doi.org/10.1177/03000605211066239
The Journal of International Medical Research; Xie X, Li R et. al.

Dec 22nd, 2021 - We report the case of a 47-year-old male patient with pigmentation of the head, face and hands, who was initially diagnosed as having primary adrenal insufficiency (Addison's disease). Laboratory testing, imaging and physical examination revealed ...

An autopsy case of unexpected death due to Addison's disease caused by adrenal tubercul...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8642993
European Journal of Medical Research; Zhao N, Gao Y et. al.

Dec 6th, 2021 - Adrenal tuberculosis is difficult to diagnose due to non-specific symptom. Unexpected death due to adrenal insufficiency after trauma surgery is rare. A 45-year-old man, who was admitted to hospital because of trauma to the right hand, died unexpe...

The natural history of 21-hydroxylase autoantibodies in autoimmune Addison's disease.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8052519
European Journal of Endocrinology; Wolff AB, Breivik L et. al.

Oct 20th, 2021 - The most common cause of primary adrenal failure (Addison's disease) in the Western world is autoimmunity characterized by autoantibodies against the steroidogenic enzyme 21-hydroxylase (CYP21A2, 21OH). Detection of 21OH-autoantibodies is currentl...

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Drugs  14 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  4 results

Biomarker(s) for Glucocorticoids
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02152553

Apr 12th, 2021 - The investigators have shown that patients with adrenal insufficiency (Addison's disease), a rare disorder, have doubled the expected mortality rate in Sweden despite Standard of Care glucocorticoid (GC) replacement. One % of the Swedish populatio...

Once-daily Oral Modified Release Hydrocortisone in Patients With Adrenal Insufficiency
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00915343

Nov 24th, 2020 - Adrenal insufficiency is a disease with more than 80% 1-year mortality before the availability of synthetic glucocorticoids. Current replacement therapy has improved this dramatically, but recent data suggest that outcome is still compromised. Pat...

Ultradian Subcutaneous Hydrocortisone Infusion in Addison Disease and Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02096510

Dec 21st, 2016 - The conventional glucocorticoid replacement therapy in primary adrenal insufficiency (Addison's disease) and congenital adrenal hyperplasia renders the cortisol levels unphysiological, which may cause symptoms and long-term complications. This the...

Using Glucose Sensors to Prevent Hypoglycemia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00554281

Sep 13th, 2011 - Sixteen patients with Type 1 diabetes (as defined by: onset under the age of 25, lean at time of onset, continuous insulin use, and/or history of ketoacidosis and C-peptide negative), with a HYPO score over the seventy-fifth percentile (>423), wil...

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News  25 results

Fast Five Quiz: Can You Identify and Treat Hyperkalemia?
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/849260_1

May 26th, 2020 - Hyperkalemia—serum potassium greater than approximately 5.0-5.5 mEq/L in adults—is associated with kidney disease, a diet high in potassium, and drugs that impair renal potassium excretion. It can also appear in infants or children with certain ge...

Fast Five Quiz: Can You Identify and Treat Hyperkalemia?
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/849260

May 26th, 2020 - Hyperkalemia—serum potassium greater than approximately 5.0-5.5 mEq/L in adults—is associated with kidney disease, a diet high in potassium, and drugs that impair renal potassium excretion. It can also appear in infants or children with certain ge...

Malpractice Case: You're Liable, Even if Your EHR Malfunctions
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/919804

Nov 4th, 2019 - Notwithstanding the usual suspects that hinder electronic health record (EHR) implementation—initial costs, interoperability problems, training burdens, and altered physician-patient dynamics—there's also the risk of a pure system malfunction. In ...

Malpractice Case: You're Liable, Even if Your EHR Malfunctions
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919804

Nov 4th, 2019 - Notwithstanding the usual suspects that hinder electronic health record (EHR) implementation—initial costs, interoperability problems, training burdens, and altered physician-patient dynamics—there's also the risk of a pure system malfunction. In ...

Malpractice Case: Watch Out for Drug Interactions and Overuse
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/916976

Aug 21st, 2019 - Medscape Editor's Key Notes: While on the lookout for signs of drug abuse, physicians should also monitor for drug interactions and simple overuse. Physicians or a care team member should keep an eye on medication management. Ask about medications...

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Patient Education  3 results see all →