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What is Adrenal gland hypofunction?

What is Adrenal gland hypofunction?

  • Adrenal gland hypofunction: Reduced adrenal gland activity due to damage to the adrenal gland or lack of stimulation of the gland. Pituitary hormones stimulate adrenal gland activity.

Adrenal gland hypofunction is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Adrenal gland hypofunction, or a subtype of Adrenal gland hypofunction, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Adrenal gland hypofunction: Introduction

Types of Adrenal gland hypofunction:

Broader types of Adrenal gland hypofunction:

What causes Adrenal gland hypofunction?

Causes of Adrenal gland hypofunction: see causes of Adrenal gland hypofunction

What are the symptoms of Adrenal gland hypofunction?

Symptoms of Adrenal gland hypofunction: see symptoms of Adrenal gland hypofunction

Adrenal gland hypofunction: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Adrenal gland hypofunction.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Adrenal gland hypofunction.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Adrenal gland hypofunction: Endocrinologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Adrenal gland hypofunction.
Treatments for Adrenal gland hypofunction: see treatments for Adrenal gland hypofunction

Name of Adrenal gland hypofunction

Main name of condition: Adrenal gland hypofunction

Adrenal gland hypofunction: Related Conditions

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