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Isolated ACTH Deficiency and Adrenal İnsufficiency

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  • Posted By: firuze
  • December 31, 2009
  • 11:08 AM

hey, i started throwing up about three months ago and it was the only symptom about me.. first noone could understand what's wrong about me. Then one day doctors made me some hormonal tests(hormon levels,synacthen and insulin stimulation tests) and they said i have adrenal insufficiency. after that they made MRI and found two microadenoms on my pituitary gland.. they are non-functional tumors and supressing only my ACTH.. now i'm using prednisolone and i will take them all my life... they said it's a rare condition.. i wondered is there anyone who has the same problem? do you have any treatment about it?

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  • hey, i started throwing up about three months ago and it was the only symptom about me.. first noone could understand what's wrong about me. Then one day doctors made me some hormonal tests(hormon levels,synacthen and insulin stimulation tests) and they said i have adrenal insufficiency. after that they made MRI and found two microadenoms on my pituitary gland.. they are non-functional tumors and supressing only my ACTH.. now i'm using prednisolone and i will take them all my life... they said it's a rare condition.. i wondered is there anyone who has the same problem? do you have any treatment about it?Have you ever had seizures? Lack of the brain to produce ACTH is associated with Infantile Spasms (a very serious type of epilepsy) that is onset usually before age 1 (around 6 months most common). It is extremely serious.
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