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Authors: Grassi G, Morelli V, Ceriotti F, Polledri E, Fustinoni S, D'Agostino S, Mantovani G, Chiodini I, Arosio M Abstract PURPOSE: The current cut-offs for the diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency (AI) have been established using outdated immunoassays. We compared the cortisol concentrations measured with Roche Cortisol I (R1), the newly available Roche Cortisol II (R2), and liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS), the gold standard procedure to measure steroids in patients undergoing the corticotropin (ACTH) test. METHODS: We enrolled 30 patients (age 47 ± 21 years) ...
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ConclusionsVitamin B12 levels should be considered during differential diagnosis of neurological symptoms in exclusively breast-fed infants especially if they co-exist with megaloblastic anemia and psychomotor retardation.
Condition: Adrenal Insufficiency, Congenital Interventions: Other: Continuous blood glucose measurement; Other: Measurement of capillary blood glucose Sponsor: Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris Not yet recruiting
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Publication date: Available online 18 March 2020Source: Arabian Journal of ChemistryAuthor(s): Ammara Ahmed, Addison Francis, Na Liu, Ying Ying Liu
To keep patients with adrenal insufficiency safe during the COVID-19 crisis NHSE&I have agreed it is appropriate to release theNHS Emergency Steroid Card as a PDF that patients can download themselves.Guidance related to the release of the new NHS Emergency Steroid Card is almost ready for publication but the COVID-19 crisis has taken precedence.The card can be downloaded from ouradrenal crisis webpage, where you will also find additional emergency adrenal insufficiency management information and COVID-19 guidance.
CONCLUSIONS: There are currently limited trials comparing the efficacy and safety of different glucocorticoid replacement regimens for treating 21-hydroxylase deficiency CAH in children and adults and we were unable to draw any firm conclusions based on the evidence that was presented in the included trials. No trials included long-term outcomes such as quality of life, prevention of adrenal crisis, presence of osteopenia, presence of testicular or ovarian adrenal rest tumours, subfertility and final adult height. There were no trials examining a modified-release formulation of HC or use of 24-hour circadian continuous sub...
Primary adrenal insufficiency, a potentially life-threatening disease, often runs an insidious course mandating a strong clinical suspicion for a prompt diagnosis.1 A 65-year-old farmer presented with a one-month history of fatigue and dizziness reporting episodes of loss of consciousness. On clinical examination, he appeared cachectic, with skin and mucosal hyperpigmentation. Chest computed tomography, subsequent to a chest X-ray showing a “coin” lesion, demonstrated a 2.4 × 2cm nodule of the posterior right upper lobe and small lymph-nodes in the mediastinum.