ea0041ep952 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2016
, Ademoglu Esra Nur
, Dolu Suleyman
, Uyar Seyit
Pitüitary ACTH deficiency is one cause of secondary adrenal insufficiency. Genetic factors, autoimmunity, infiltrative disease, cranial trauma can cause ACTH deficiency. Hyperpigmented skin lesions are expected in primary adrenal insufficiency while they are very rare in secondary adrenal insufficiency. Striae are characterized by linear smooth bands of atrophic appearing skin. They are mostly associated with obesity, pregnancy, hypercortisolism/Cushing syndrome. Striae a...