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Brittle Addison’s Disease

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

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Description:

Gill and Williams introduced “brittle Addison’s disease” as a term to describe a subset of patients with Addison’s disease who are difficult to manage. Brittle was used to indicate similarities with brittle diabetes or brittle asthma. The authors are from University Hospital Aintree in Liverpool, England.

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