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Adrenal hyperfunction

Introduction: Adrenal hyperfunction

Description of Adrenal hyperfunction

Adrenal hyperfunction (medical condition): Cushing's syndrome is a disorder of the adrenal glands leading to excess cortisol secretion. This means that there is too ...more

Adrenal hyperfunction: See also:

Cushing's syndrome:
  »Introduction: Cushing's syndrome
  »Symptoms of Cushing's syndrome
  »Causes of Cushing's syndrome
  »Treatments for Cushing's syndrome

Adrenal hyperfunction: Related Topics

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Adrenal hyperfunction as a Disease

Adrenal hyperfunction: Another name for Cushing's syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Cushing's syndrome
  »Symptoms of Cushing's syndrome
  »Causes of Cushing's syndrome
  »Treatments for Cushing's syndrome

Adrenal hyperfunction: Related Diseases

Adrenal hyperfunction: Adrenal hyperfunction is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Adrenal hyperfunction

Some of the causes of Adrenal hyperfunction are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Adrenal hyperfunction (Cushing's syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Adrenal hyperfunction incude:

Treatments for Adrenal hyperfunction (Cushing's syndrome)

Treatments for Adrenal hyperfunction (Cushing's syndrome) include:

  • Tumor treatments - various treatments aim at treating the underlying tumor causing the disease:
    • Surgery
    • Transsphenoidal adenomectomy - remove pituitary tumor
    • Radiation
    • Pituitary gland irradiation

Treatment of Adrenal hyperfunction: For more treatment information about Adrenal hyperfunction, see treatment of Cushing's syndrome (Adrenal hyperfunction)

Adrenal hyperfunction: Article Excerpts about Cushing's syndrome

Cushing's Syndrome: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high... (Source: excerpt from Cushing's Syndrome: NIDDK)

NINDS Cushing's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS (Excerpt)

Cushing's syndrome, also called hypercortisolism, is a rare endocrine disorder characterized by a variety of... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Cushing's Syndrome Information Page: NINDS)

Adrenal hyperfunction: Related Disease Topics

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