Summary of Addison's disease
Flashcards on Addison's disease
An stimulation test can be used to diagnose Addison disease.
Questions on Addison's disease
A 54-year-old woman comes to the clinic because of long-term fatigue, nausea, and continuous craving of salty foods. She has had several occasions of fainting after standing quickly. Her temperature is 37°C (98.6°F), pulse is 110/min, respirations are 20/minute, and blood pressure is 80/50 mm Hg. Physical examination shows increased pigmentation of the skin on her elbows and oral mucosa. She has a family history significant for myasthenia gravis. Laboratory studies show:
Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?