Case Report
Copyright ©2006 Baishideng Publishing Group Co.
World J Gastroenterol. Aug 7, 2006; 12(29): 4764-4766
Published online Aug 7, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i29.4764
Table 1 Summary of clinical features and laboratory investigation in both siblings with Allgrove’s syndrome
VariableElder siblingYounger sibling
Generalized pigmentationPresentPresent
Abdominal painAbsentPresent
Decreased lacrimationPresentPresent
Postural hypotensionAbsentAbsent
Palmoplantar keratosisAbsentPresent
Temporal optical pallorPresentPresent
Hemoglobin (mg%)6.88.1
Albumin (mg%)4.24.2
Pre-Synacthen cortisol (μg/deciliter)3.943.37
Post-Synacthen cortisol (μg/deciliter)5.164.1
Barium swallowAperistaltic dilated esophagusAperistaltic dilated esophagus
LES pressure on manometry (mmHg)4560