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Journal: Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IAJPS) (Vol.04, No. 12)

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Page : 4198-4200

Keywords : Addison’s disease; Cortisol; Autoimmune Adrenalitis; Treatment; Dexamethasone.;

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Addison 's disease is a rare endocrine disease which is commonly due to autoimmune adrenalitis and tuberculosis. Usual manifestations involve chronic fatigue, muscle weakness, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, hypotension and hyper pigmentation of skin. A 64 year old female, presented with complaints of cough with expectoration, fever, breathlessness, darkening of skin and diarrhea. The treatment given for the patient was Inj. Dexamethasone for 4 days. Her symptoms resolved gradually after starting the therapy. Keywords: Addison's disease, Cortisol, Autoimmune Adrenalitis, Treatment, Dexamethasone.

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