Primary Adrenal Insufficiency due to a Hypercoagulable State

Yasmine Elamir, Louis Amorosa, William Grist


To illustrate a case of primary adrenal insufficiency caused secondarily to eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis, case report and review of the literature are used. An example of primary adrenal hemorrhage due to a hypercoagulable state with a thorough discussion and review of the literature. Although rare a hypercoagulable state can lead to bilateral adrenal hemorrhages and subsequent primary adrenal insufficiency. Keeping this in mind can lead to prompter diagnosis and treatment.

J Med Cases. 2018;9(7):233-235


Adrenal insufficiency; Adrenal; Mhypercoagulable

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