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Hi to everyone!

in FA, page 297, it's written that in secondary adrenal insufficiency there is not hyperkalemia...

Anyone can explain me why??



But then why is it still called "insufficiency"?

For example, in secondary hypotyroidism T4 and T3 levels are low...


The insufficiency is a name. It is a secondary issue. So aldosterone is not affected.

  #4 if the aldosterone is not affected, what is the clinical problem of a patient with secundary adrenal insufficiency?

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