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ea0049ep5 | Adrenal cortex (to include Cushing's) | ECE2017

Long-term assessment of AddiQoL and patient diaries may identify Addison patients at high risk for adrenal crises

Koch Maike , Badenhoop Klaus , Herrmann Eva , Meyer Gesine

Introduction: Several studies have shown a reduced quality of life (QoL) in patients with AddisonÂ’s disease (AD). However, by now there are no data investigating the changes of QoL over a long-term course. Adrenal crises (AC) are frequent and potentially life-threatening complications in patients with AD. Since no reliable laboratory indicator can predict impending crises it is difficult to detect patients at increased risk. The purpose of this study was to test whether t...