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ea0097013 | Section | BES2023

Acquired idiopathic isolated adrenocorticotropic hormone deficiency: a descriptive systematic review of a heterogeneous and underreported disease

Mieghem E Van , Block C De , Herdt C De

Purpose: Deficiency of the adrenocortical axis is, except for glucocorticoid-induced adrenal deficiency, most commonly associated with failure of multiple pituitary axes and is less common isolated. Isolated adrenocorticotropic hormone deficiency (IAD) has been first described by Steinberg et al. in 1954. Acquired idiopathic IAD is defined by a secondary adrenal insufficiency with otherwise normal pituitary function, absence of structural pituitary defects, no...