Management of Patients with Addison’s Disease in Dentistry: An Overview

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Georges Aoun

Abstract

Adrenal crisis (AC) is an unexpected and possibly lethal situation of stressful interventions in patients with Addison’s disease (AD). Despite being rare in dentistry, it is to be noted that evidence indicates that 5-8% of patients with AD necessitate emergency glucocorticoid administration to treat AC annually. For that, dentists must be aware of this condition and be prepared when the clinical signs and symptoms occur.

Keywords:
Adrenal gland, Addison’s disease, adrenal crisis, corticosteroid, primary adrenal insufficiency.

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Aoun, G. (2021). Management of Patients with Addison’s Disease in Dentistry: An Overview. Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports, 15(1), 86-91. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajarr/2021/v15i130360
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Review Article

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