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ea0032p263 | Clinical case reports – Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2013

Isolated ACTH deficiency associated with Hashimoto’s disease

Binnetoglu Emine , Ask Mehmet , Sen Hacer , Gunes Fahri , Akbal Erdem , Tekeli Zeliha , Kizildag Betul , Ukinc Kubilay

Introduction: Isolated ACTH deficiency (IAD) is a rare disease which is characterized by secondary adrenal insufficiency with low cortisol production and normal secretion of pituitary hormones except ACTH. Isolated ACTH deficiency has rare association with Hashimoto’s disease which is characterized by autoimmune origin. This suggests the possibility of common autoimmune process affecting both the pituitary and the thyroid gland. We report a case of IAD with Hashimoto&#146...