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ea0032p931 | Pituitary – Clinical (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by IPSEN</emphasis>) | ECE2013

Idiopathic isolated ACTH deficiency presenting with severe hyponatraemia

Drescher Tilman , Ackermann Christoph , Batscher Irene , Krull Ina , Brandle Michael , Bilz Stefan

Introduction: Generously supported by IPSEN)-->Acquired isolated ACTH deficiency with normal secretion of the remaining pituitary hormones is a rare condition in the absence of exposure to exogenous glucocorticoids. The aetiology is assumed to be autoimmune in most adult cases with traumatic brain injury and radiation exposure being rare causes. Pituitary transcription factor mutations may be identified in congenital and childhood on...