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Table 3 Signs and symptoms suggestive of adrenal insufficiency

From: Management of acute respiratory diseases in the pediatric population: the role of oral corticosteroids

Cardiovascular instability  
Discrepancy between disease severity and clinical status of the patient presenting nausea  
Orthostatic hypotension  
Dehydration  
Lower abdominal pain or weight loss  
Fever of unknown origin  
Apathy, depression not related to psychiatric illness  
Altered pigmentation, loss of axillary and pubic hair  
Hypothyroidism and hypogonadism  
Hypoglycemia, hyponatremia and hyperkalemia  
Neutropenia and eosinophilia