Prospective Study on the Incidence of Adrenal Crisis in Patients With Chronic Adrenal Insufficiency
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Prospective study to evaluate incidence, causes and potential risk factors for adrenal crisis in patients with chronic adrenal insufficiency.
Condition or disease
This is a prospective study following patients with chronic adrenal insufficiency by contacting them every 6 months via questionnaires and telephone. QUestionnaires assess incidence and causes of adrenal crisis, frequency of hospitalization.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
adult patients with chronic secondary or primary adrenal failure
chronic primary or secondary adrenal insufficiency requiring glucocorticoid substitution therapy
long term glucocorticoid treatment above 7.5 mg prednisone equivalent dose for other reasons than adrenal insufficiency