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Addison's Disease (Adrenocortical Insufficiency) | Neuropsychiatric Findings

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with psychiatric symptoms that may be a manifestation of Addison's disease (adrenal insufficiency).

Specialty:

Psychiatry
Endocrinology

Objective:

differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags

ICD-10:

F99, E27.1

Description:

A patient with adrenal insufficiency (Addison's disease) may present with neuropsychiatric findings that can overshadow the other clinical findings. Failure to recognize the disease can be fatal for the patient.

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