ea0056p90 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2018
Petre Oana Alexandra
, Albu Alice
Introduction: Opioids are commonly used for the treatment of pain, and their effects on the HPA (hypothalamic pituitary adrenal) axis may be under-recognised. In the present, a few non-systematic studies have investigated the effects of opioids on the HPA axis, but results have been conflicting. To our knowledge, there is only another case report of secondary adrenal insufficiency due to tramadol therapy, resulted in suppression on the HPA axis. We present the case of a 79 yea...