Bilateral adrenal haemorrhage

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  • Department of Endocrinology, University Hospital of Birmingham
  • Departments of Radiology Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK

Abstract

Learning points for clinicians
AH should be considered in anticoagulated patients with new-onset back pain.
Acute AH should be managed as an acute adrenal crisis with intravenous hydrocortisone.1
Underlying neoplastic pathology of the adrenal gland must be considered in the context of acute AH, interval imaging may reveal the diagnosis.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)169-171
Number of pages3
JournalQJM: An International Journal of Medicine
Volume110
Issue number3
Early online date6 Jan 2017
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2017