TITLE

20-Year-Old Woman With Nausea and Vomiting

AUTHOR(S)
Schinstock, Carrie Ann; Duggirala, Murali K.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Dec2006, Vol. 81 Issue 12, p1621
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites a case of a twenty-year-old woman who was diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency. Adrenal insufficiency is usually caused by autoimmune adrenalitis and is usually exhibited by impaired ability of the adrenal cortex in producing cortisol in response to normal physiologic demands. The patient experiences nausea and vomiting before treatment. After diagnosis, the patient was treated with glucocorticoid doses to constitute the normal cortisol secretion pattern.
ACCESSION #
23435336

 

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