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a highly volatile dangerous situation requiring immediate remedial action

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an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty

a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something

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51 Sputum- Died at home positive cavitating PTB 27 None Died at home Age Cause of death Attributed to 46 Cardiorespiratory arrest Steroid secondary to adrenal crisis 26 Suspected acute Pancreatitis resulting Steroid in cardiorespiratory failure 45 Septicaemia Steroid 50 Pyothorax associated with PTB Steroid 45 Chronic adrenal suppression Steroid 23 Hypovolaemic shock secondary Steroid to hematemesis 51 Unknown Steroid 27 TB Steroid DM = Diabetes Mellitus, PTB = Pulmonary tuberculosis.
Historically, the use of intravenous ionic contrast in patients with phaeochromocytomas was guarded, as it could potentially precipitate an adrenal crisis.
As many as 90 percent of dogs in adrenal crisis will have elevated creatinine and BUN, which can lead to a misdiagnosis of acute renal failure.
My condition means that my adrenal gland doesn't work and if I vomit three times I need to get a salt solution into my body or I will go into an adrenal crisis which can lead to a coma.
In the most severe form of the disorder, called salt-wasting CAH, or SWCAH, the body can't maintain a proper fluid balance, setting up a lifelong possibility of acute adrenal crisis characterized by dehydration, vomiting, diarrhea, low blood sugar, shock and even death.
The patient presented with acute adrenal crisis and subsequently developed neurological disease.
Survey of adrenal crisis associated with inhaled corticosteroids in the United Kingdom.
These 14 articles describe endocrine diseases causing potentially life threatening emergencies, covering such topics as thyrotoxicosis, myxedema coma, acute adrenal crisis, acute calcium disorders, diseases of the sympathetic nervous system, hyperglycemic crises.
She has problems with adrenal crisis--stress, sicknesses, any of those things can cause her to go into adrenal crisis," Deanna says.