Current Pediatric Research

- Current Pediatric Research (2010) Volume 14, Issue 2

Allgrove syndrome

Allgrove’s syndrome is characterised by a triad of achalasia cardia, alacrima and adrenal hypoplasia. We present a case of Allgrove’s syndrome in a 9 yr old male child who presented with hypoglycaemia and shock. A high index of suspicion is required for prompt diagnosis and management of such cases.

Author(s): Om Shankar Chaurasiya, Lalit Kumar, MP Nagapoonam

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