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Secondary adrenal insufficiency patients report greater impact of adrenal insufficiency than primary patients - a worldwide patient survey.
In this paper, we reported a male patient who had acromegaly, probably secondary to a pituitary somatotroph adenoma but now has hypopituitarism with secondary adrenal insufficiency and hypopituitarism.
A temporary form of secondary adrenal insufficiency may occur when a person who has been receiving a glucocorticoid hormone such as prednisone for a long time abruptly stops or interrupts taking the medication.