Objectives: Primary adrenal insufficiency AI is regarded as a progressive disease needing lifelong replacement therapy, but this may not always be the case.
Material and methods: A non-acute presentation of AI following a hypotensive episode caused by blood loss was investigated.
Results: Adrenal function fully recovered without treatment.
Conclusions: There should be a high index of suspicion and a low threshold for performing tests of adrenal function in survivors of critical illness and severe hypotensive episodes.
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