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ea0055p07 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2018

A rare case of Buprenorphine patch induced central adrenal insufficiency

Chok Yin Ling , Banu Zeenat , Gannon David

Case history: A 39-year-old lady first presented to our endocrine outpatient clinic in September 2014 when blood tests at her GP surgery showed serum cortisol of 65 nmol/l. She had been having chronic back pain which is treated with Buprenorphine patches for many years. A Short Synacthen test (SST) showed an inadequate response. A low ACTH suggest secondary adrenal insufficiency. Other pituitary function tests and MRI of the pituitary were normal. After staying off buprenorphi...