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Of, relating to, or derived from the adrenal cortex.


relating to the adrenal cortex


(əˌdri noʊˈkɔr tɪ kəl)

of, pertaining to, or produced by the cortex of the adrenal gland.
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Adj.1.adrenocortical - of or derived from the cortex of the adrenal glandsadrenocortical - of or derived from the cortex of the adrenal glands
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Pathological test revealed that the right adrenalectomy specimen was composed of adrenocortical adenoma (2.
Decadron (dexamethasone tablets, USP) is a first-generation adrenocortical steroid which has a range of indications, including allergic states, dermatologic states, endocrine disorders, gastrointestinal diseases, hematological disorders, neoplastic disorders, nervous system disorders, ophthalmic diseases, renal diseases, respiratory diseases, and rheumatic disorders.
Two patients had achalasia, alacrima and adrenocortical deficiency as well as neurologic and autonomic dysfunction, third patient had achalasia and neurologic dysfunction only.
Adrenocortical carcinomas are usually large at diagnosis and appear heterogeneous on both T1-and T2-weighted images owing to the presence of internal hemorrhage and necrosis.
Patient selection criteria: Critically ill patients of various diseases admitted to Medical ICU and were having or suspected of having some degree of adrenocortical dysfunction on the basis of prolonged hypotension for more than 6 hrs.
The second patient had metastatic adrenocortical tumour and presented later with dehydration and acute renal failure resulting in death (Table-4).
Feminizing adrenocortical carcinomas are defined as malignant tumors with estrogens overproduction with or without other adrenocortical hormones.
9 Treatment Anti-TNF[alpha] antibody 22 Adrenocortical steroid 3 Immunomodulator 19 Elemental diet therapy 22 Before EBD CDAI 131.
Li-Fraumeni syndrome (LFS) is associated with a high lifetime risk of multiple primary cancers including soft tissue sarcoma, osteosarcoma, premenopausal breast cancer, brain tumors, adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC), and leukemias.
Suppression of the adrenocortical hormone: This can emerge as a result of the inhibition of 11-p hydroxylase enzyme.
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