Triple A syndrome: a case report

Piyush Manoria
Tropical Doctor 2020 October 18, : 49475520961944
Triple A syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterised by alacrimia, achalasia and adrenal failure. It was first reported by Allgrove in 1978 and 100 cases have been reported worldwide. This case report concerns a 24-year-old woman who was referred for evaluation of dysphagia and was finally diagnosed as such a case. A high degree of suspicion enables all the components of this syndrome to be searched for, as early diagnosis can reduce the morbidity and mortality.

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