How is chest radiography used in the workup of Addison disease?

Updated: Mar 11, 2020
  • Author: George T Griffing, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Chest radiograph:

  • The chest radiograph may be normal but often reveals a small heart.

  • Stigmata of earlier infection or current evidence of TB or fungal infection may be present when this is the cause of Addison disease.


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