adrenal insufficiency

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adrenal insufficiency

n
(Pathology) another name for Addison's disease
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Spectrum of hormonal deficiency: Most common hormonal deficiency was found to be TSH with 100% of the study population being affected, followed by hypocortisolism secondary to ACTH deficiency (97.6%) and growth hormone deficiency (95.2%).
Neonatal cholestasis in congenital pituitary hormone deficiency and isolated hypocortisolism: characterization of liver dysfunction and follow-up.
(15) Furthermore, continued chronic stress can lead to a general state of hypocortisolism through a number of mechanisms, further disrupting control over immune function.
Hypocortisolism and increased glucocorticoid sensitivity of pro-inflammatory cytokine production in Bosnian war refugees with posttraumatic stress disorder.
It may be due to the use of medications (e.g., carbamazepine and thiazides), syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH), hypocortisolism, polydipsia, or cerebral salt wasting, which are commonly seen in neuro-intensive care units (1-4).
Elevated prolactin and reduced growth hormone levels are the most common hormonal disturbances, followed by gonadotropin deficiency, panhypopituitarism, hypothyroidism, and hypocortisolism (5).
Mice lacking a gene from the positive limb of the molecular circadian system, such as BMAL1 or CLOCK, show hypocortisolism and insensitivity to acute stress in terms of behavioral and hormonal response [56, 57].
Beck-Peccoz, "Central hypocortisolism as part of combined pituitary hormone deficiency due to mutations of PROP-1 gene," European Journal of Endocrinology, vol.
Hypocortisolism was defined as morning cortisol levels below to 3 [micro]g/dL.
New diagnostic criteria for subclinical hypercortisolism using post-surgical hypocortisolism: The Co-work of Adrenal Research (COAR) study.