ACTH more than 2000 pg/ml; is it immunoassay interference or another matter?
Keywords:Adrenal Crisis, ACTH, Rifampicin
Starting rifampicin in patients with Addison’s disease or adrenal tuberculosis may precipitate an adrenal crisis as a result of the induction of CYP 3A4 which in turn leads to increased breakdown of cortisol. We report this rare phenomenon to increase awareness among healthcare professionals.
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