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Can someone tell me specifically what is addison's disease or addisonian crisis?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Adrenal insufficienc: Chronic adrenal insufficiency due to any cause is adrenal disease. If a patient with addison disease is subjected to stress, e.g., infection, surgery trauma etc, it may cause shock i.e. Addisonian crisis.

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