Addison's disease: symptoms, diagnosis, treatment

Addison’s disease: symptoms, diagnosis, treatment

Addison’s disease is caused by a deficiency of the adrenal cortex. It results in hypotension and hyperpigmentation of the skin. The diagnosis is clinical and biological. Cause, treatment… Details with Professor Jérôme Bertherat, Head of the Endocrinology Department at the Cochin AP-HP Hospital. Summary Definition: what is Addison’s disease? “Addison’s disease is a rare endocrine …

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