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Risk Factors for Adrenal Crisis in Patient with Adrenal Insufficiency

Purpose:

To identify a patient with adrenal insufficiency who is at increased risk for an adrenal crisis based on the study of Omori et al.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

E27.4, E27.2

Description:

Omori et al identified patients with adrenal insufficiency who are at increased risk for an adrenal crisis. These patients may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Tokyo Women's Medical University.

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