Anaesthesist 2022 Feb 28. Epub 2022 Feb 28.
Klinik für Anästhesiologie, Intensivmedizin, Notfallmedizin und Schmerztherapie, Bundeswehrkrankenhaus Ulm, Oberer Eselsberg 40, 89081, Ulm, Deutschland.
Acute adrenal cortex insufficiency is a rare disease, which is hard to diagnose because of its diffuse symptoms. Symptoms, such as general weakness, nausea or vomiting, fatigue, hyponatremia, hyperkalemia, hypoglycemia and pronounced hypotension up to shock can be crucial in the diagnosis of an adrenal cortex crisis. The underlying disease of adrenal cortex insufficiency is also characterized by not always obvious symptoms, which are differently expressed depending on whether it is the primary or secondary type. Read More