Article: “ChAdOx1 SARS‐CoV‐2 vaccination: A putative precipitant of adrenal crises”

Aug 10, 2021

A recently published small case series of patients with adrenal insufficiency (though none with CAH) who had incipient / actual adrenal crises following the coronavirus vaccine concludes that:

“In individuals with adrenal insufficiency, adverse reactions to the initial dose of the ChAdOx1 SARS-CoV-2 vaccination can precipitate adrenal crises. We recommend that patients with AI should immediately increase their maintenance glucocorticoid dosage 2–3 fold on experiencing any symptoms in the initial 24 h following vaccination.”

Read the full article: ChAdOx1 SARS-CoV-2 vaccination: A putative precipitant of adrenal crises

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