What is the treatment for Addison's disease?

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Addison's disease is a condition in which the adrenal cortex is destroyed resulting in reduced secretion of adrenal hormones. This destruction could be due to autoimmune disease, tuberculosis, surgical removal or malignant infiltration. The treatment is lifelong steroid replacement taken as tablets.

Addison's disease is usually treated with daily doses of cortisone or hydrocortisone and additional salt in the diet.
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What is the treatment for Addison's disease in dogs?

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