Addison’s Disease Mimicking as Acute Pancreatitis: A Case Report OD12-OD13
Dr. Navin Patil,
Kmc Staff Quarters, Manipal-576104, Karnataka, India.
Over past two decades there has been significant improvement in medical field in elucidating the underlying pathophysiology and genetics of Addison’s disease. Adrenal insufficiency (Addison’s disease) is a rare disease with an incidence of 0.8/100,000 cases. The diagnosis may be delayed if the clinical presentation mimics a gastrointestinal disorder or psychiatric illness. We report a case of Addison’s disease presenting as acute pain in abdomen mimicking clinical presentation of acute pancreatitis.