The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 74, Issue 10, pp 959–961

Allgrove syndrome

Clinical Brief

DOI: 10.1007/s12098-007-0179-7

Cite this article as:
Kasar, P.A., Khadilkar, V.V. & Tibrewala, V.N. Indian J Pediatr (2007) 74: 959. doi:10.1007/s12098-007-0179-7


Allgrove syndrome consists of triad of Adrenal hypoplasia, Achalasia cardia and Alacrimia. Often the first manifestation of adrenal hypoplasia is Addisonian crisis precipitated by infection or trauma. We present case of a 9-year-old boy who presented in shock due to adrenal failure later confirmed to have Allgove syndrome.

Key words

Adrenal failure Alacrimia Achalasia cardia 

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. A. Kasar
    • 1
  • V. V. Khadilkar
    • 1
  • V. N. Tibrewala
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsBombay Hospital Institute Of Medical Sciences And Research CentreMumbaiIndia
  2. 2.Jehangir HospitalPuneIndia

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