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What are the tests for addison's disease?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Primary vs secondary
The fault may lie in the pituitary which may produce too little acth.
The adrenal responds normally to acth stimulation. If the gland is defective, there is impaired response to acth. In both there are low levels of corticosteroids in blood and urine, and similar electrolyte disturbances, e.G, high potassium.

In brief: Primary vs secondary
The fault may lie in the pituitary which may produce too little acth.
The adrenal responds normally to acth stimulation. If the gland is defective, there is impaired response to acth. In both there are low levels of corticosteroids in blood and urine, and similar electrolyte disturbances, e.G, high potassium.
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