Addison`s disease

Who it affects Addison`s disease is a rare disorder affecting 1 in every 100,000 people. It may be due to antibody destruction of cells in the adrenal gland, surgical removal of the adrenal glands, infections or inherited conditions. What gland…


Cortisol day curve

When is this performed? To monitor the adequacy of steroid replacement in conditions like hypopituitarism and Addison`s disease  To monitor the adequacy of drug control of Cushing`s syndrome What does the test involve? The taking of blood samples to measure…

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