ea0032p257 | Clinical case reports – Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2013
, Kose Mustafa
, Algun Ekrem
Introduction: The prevalence of primary adrenal insufficiency (Addison disease; AD) in pregnancy is unknown. Female patients with adrenal insufficiency are usually infertile and once get pregnant are at increased risk for preterm deliveries, Cesarean section and babies with low birth weights. Recognition of AD during pregnancy may be difficult as many of the clinical complaints like weakness, lightheadness, syncope, nausea, vomiting, hyponatremia, and increased pigmentation ca...