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Who is more likely to get addison's disease?
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Dr. Philip Kern
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: Other gland failures
Most addison's is autoimmune, and occurs in people with other autoimmune diseases, such as hashimotos thyroiditis, type 1 diabetes, hypogonadism, hypoparathyroidism, and others.
But it can happen by itself. Besides autoimmune, it can result from adrenal hemorrhage, tb, hiv, tumors, and other causes.

In brief: Other gland failures
Most addison's is autoimmune, and occurs in people with other autoimmune diseases, such as hashimotos thyroiditis, type 1 diabetes, hypogonadism, hypoparathyroidism, and others.
But it can happen by itself. Besides autoimmune, it can result from adrenal hemorrhage, tb, hiv, tumors, and other causes.
Dr. Philip Kern
Dr. Philip Kern
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Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Other endocrine dz
People who have other autoimmune endocrine disease like thyroid disease or pituitary disease.

In brief: Other endocrine dz
People who have other autoimmune endocrine disease like thyroid disease or pituitary disease.
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
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