Heart failure with fludrocortisone in Addison's disease

Bhattacharyya, A.; Tymms, D. J.
August 1998
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Aug1998, Vol. 91 Issue 8, p433
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents the case of a 47-year-old woman who developed heart failure on replacement fludrocortisone. The patient had a six-month history of intermittent abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea. The absence of a cortisol response to tetracosactrin confirmed Addison's disease. Physicians started replacement therapy with hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone.


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