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Adrenal insufficiency

Adrenal insufficiency: Introduction

Adrenal insufficiency is a failure by the adrenal gland to output enough hormones. Severe or chronic cases, see Addison's disease, which is a common cause of adrenal failure. Adrenal gland failure may cause an Addisonian crisis. ...more »

Symptoms of Adrenal insufficiency

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Adrenal insufficiency: Complications

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Causes of Adrenal insufficiency

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Adrenal insufficiency: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Adrenal insufficiency

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Adrenal insufficiency: Rare Types

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Definitions of Adrenal insufficiency:

Conditions in which the production of adrenal CORTICOSTEROIDS falls below the requirement of the body. Adrenal insufficiency can be caused by defects in the ADRENAL GLANDS, the PITUITARY GLAND, or the HYPOTHALAMUS. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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


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