A 39-year-old member asked:
is it possible to have addison's disease, yet have a normal comprehensive metabolic panel?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Lester Thompson answered
32 years experience Pathology
Yes: Addisons is an adrenal gland deficiency, and may be related to either aldosterone or corticosteroids (much less commonly sex hormones). However, depending on what is being tested, the remaining metabolic profile may be normal.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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