49. The nurse is admitting a client diagnosed with primary adrenal cortex insufﬁciency
(Addison's disease). Which clinical manifestations should the nurse expect to assess?
1. Moon face, buffalo hump, and hyperglycemia.
2. Hirsutism, fever, and irritability.
3. Bronze pigmentation, hypotension, and anorexia.
4. Tachycardia, bulging eyes, and goiter.
3. Bronze pigmentation of the skin, partic-
ularly of the knuckles and other areas of
skin creases, occurs in Addison's disease.
Hypotension and anorexia also occur
with Addison's disease.