Endocrinology Question 20

Ursula Nnaobi presents to the emergency room with a 2-month history of weight loss, nausea and weakness. She appears very thin (55 kg), chronically ill, with a blood pressure of 90/70, heart rate 102 lying, and you can’t detect her blood pressure when she stands up. She is diffusely hyperpigmented, with hypopigmented patches.

What diagnosis do you suspect?

How will you make the diagnosis?

Write a prescription for what medication(s) she will go home on.

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