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ea0019p89 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2009

Transient secondary hypoadrenalism after a single intra-articular steroid injection-a case report

Alfitori G , Mahmood M , Malik S

A 39-year-old man was referred to our department with an incidental finding of low blood glucose. He had presented to rheumatology with non-traumatic left knee pain and swelling. He had a longstanding history of obstructive sleep apnoea and hiatus hernia. He had not been taking any medications. Examination was unremarkable apart from tender left knee with an effusion. A diagnosis of reactive arthritis was made. An incidental finding of low blood glucose (2.7 mmol/l-normal 3.4&...