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Mi Sook Kim  (Kim MS) 1 Article
A Case of Addison's Disease: Partial Recovery of Adrenocortical Function Following Antituberculous Medication.
Kang Seo Park, Jong Il Jun, Kyung Keun Cho, Mi Sook Kim, Jin Man Huh, Man Soon Baek, Moon Jun Na
J Korean Endocr Soc. 1997;12(4):642-646.   Published online January 1, 2001
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Addisons disease is relatively rare than secondary adrenal insufficiency and result from progressive adrenocortical destruction. The common causes are idiopathic autoimmune atrophy and tuberculosis of adrenal glands. It is generally regarded as incurable in the sense that substitution therapy is required for the rest of the patients life. We report a case of tuberculous primary adrenal insufficiency which was confirmed by biopsy. This case was treated with antituberculous medication and showen to have improved adrenocortical function after six months.

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