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Criteria for Hepatoadrenal Syndrome

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with liver disease in the intensive care unit (ICU) for the hepatoadrenal syndrome as reported by Marik et al.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

E27.4, K76.9

Description:

Marik et al identified features of adrenal insufficiency in critically ill patients with severe liver disease. The authors are from Thomas Jefferson University, University of Pittsburgh and the Hepatic Cortisol Research and Adrenal Pathophysiology Study Group.

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