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ea0026p638 | Clinical case reports | ECE2011

Hyponatremic coma with seizures as onset of isolated ACTH deficiency

Trifanescu R A , Stoicescu A , Caragheorgheopol A , Hortopan D , Coculescu Mihail

Introduction: Isolated acquired ACTH deficiency is rare; it may be due to hypophysitis and association with other autoimmune diseases was reported.Case report: E.L, female, aged 34, was diagnosed with primary autoimmune hypothyroidism and premature ovarian failure; levothyroxine and estroprogestins were administered. Suddenly, the patient developed vomiting, shivers without fever and soon coma installed, with tonic-clonic seizures. There was no history o...