hypoadrenalism


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Noun1.hypoadrenalism - a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin
adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder - a disorder of the glands of the body
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hy·po·a·dre·nal·ism

n. hipoadrenalismo, desorden causado por deficiencia de la glándula suprarrenal.
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She was found to have hypoadrenalism, showed substantial clinical improvement after starting on prednisolone.
For example, the chapter on endocrine disorders has articles on diabetes mellitus, diabetic neuropathy, Grave's disease, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and hypoadrenalism.
A meeting was arranged in Arthur's home city of Liverpool but unfortunately Brian ended up in Llandough Hospital after being diagnosed with a rare condition known as Hypoadrenalism, and Brian and his wife Jacqueline's trip to Liverpool was put on hold.
Thus, there is the potential that these patients would manifest hypoadrenalism if tapered from their postoperative steroids too quickly, resulting in hypoadrenalism symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, headache, and possible circulatory collapse.
Bilateral Adrenal Infarction, Hypoadrenalism and Splinter Hemorrhages in The Primary Antiphospholipid syndrome.
The tumour appears to have eroded the sellar floor, extending into and displacing the pituitary gland, causing secondary hypoadrenalism.
However, most patients with a sizable pituitary lesion are at risk for hypoadrenalism (Ben-Shalomo & Melmed, 2011); therefore, a prophylactic stress dose of glucocorticoid, hydrocortisone (100 mg), is usually given intravenously during the immediate perioperative period of TS surgery except for patients with Cushing disease (Barkan et al.
When the hypothalamus and hypophysis are affected, polydipsia, diabetes insipidus, hypogonadism, hypoadrenalism, hypothyroidism and, less frequently, hyperprolactinemia might be seen.
This case describes a patient with a non-functioning pituitary macroadenoma, who had secondary hypogonadism and hypoadrenalism.
Adrenal insufficiency ranges from subclinical hypoadrenalism to overt primary adrenal insufficiency.
Persons at risk for candidiasis include patients who have poor immune systems, cancer, diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, hypoadrenalism, Sjogren's syndrome (reduced saliva).