Bilateral adrenal hemorrhage is relatively uncommon, with a reported incidence in the United States of 0.3-1.8% in hospital post-mortems1.Clinical manifestations of adrenal hemorrhage are widely variable, making diagnosis a challenge. Left undiagnosed and untreated, bilateral adrenal hemorrhage may lead to cardiovascular collapse and/or death. Here we present a rare case of bilateral adrenal hemorrhage in a patient with antiphospholipid syndrome; the aim of this case, and the corresponding literature review, is to highlight risk factors for and management of this condition.
Yalamanchili, MD, Silpa
"Bilateral Adrenal Hemorrhage in a Patient with Antiphospholipid Syndrome,"
The Medicine Forum:
Vol. 17, Article 14.
Available at: http://jdc.jefferson.edu/tmf/vol17/iss1/14