TITLE

Allgrove syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Shankar Chaurasiya, Om; Kumar, Lalit; Nagapoonam, M. P.
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Current Pediatric Research;Jul-Dec2010, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p89
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Allgrove's syndrome is characterised by a triad of achalasia cardia, alacrima and adrenal hypoplasia. We present a case of Allgrove's syndrome in a 9 yr old male child who presented with hypoglycaemia and shock. A high index of suspicion is required for prompt diagnosis and management of such cases.
ACCESSION #
74464493

 

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