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Treating an Addisonian crisis can be costly and stressful, and the prognosis is always guarded.
Symptoms of an addisonian crisis include sudden penetrating pain in the lower back, abdomen, or legs; severe vomiting and diarrhea, followed by dehydration; low blood pressure; and loss of consciousness.
Anaphylaxis can also look like an Addisonian crisis; severe, acute hemorrhagic gastroenteritis (HGE); or mesenteric volvulus.
Two of my recent cases presented with a very severe form of the disease known as an Addisonian Crisis. Both these dogs began with vomiting and diarrhoea, but progressed rapidly resulting in collapse.
The day before he died Callum, who was having an undiagnosed adrenal Addisonian crisis linked to the rare condition Addison's disease, was sent home from Worcestershire Royal Hospital with Dioralyte.
Addisonian crisis which causes severe pain, convulsions and unconsciousness.