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Taee N, Abbassi F, Tarhani F. Allgrove (AAA) Syndrome manifestations after gastroenteritis: A case report . yafte. 2011; 13 (2) :105-111
URL: http://yafte.lums.ac.ir/article-1-447-en.html

Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics,Faculty of Medicine, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad ,Iran
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Allgrove (AAA) syndrome or familial glucocorticoid deficiency or Tripple A Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder with transmitted autosomal recessive. Allgrove and colleagues first described this syndrome in 1978. Allgrove Syndrome characterized by Adrenal insufficiency, Alacrima and Achalasia. Neurological and dermatological findings may be presented in some patients. Hyperpigmentation and Alacrima are diagnostic key findings in Allgrove Syndrome. In this report we describe a 2 year old patient with the clinical picture of Allgrove Syndrome after gasteroenteritis.
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Received: 2011/07/26

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