Addison's disease

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Synonyms for Addison's disease

a glandular disorder caused by failure of function of the cortex of the adrenal gland and marked by anemia and prostration with brownish skin

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The crucial clinical importance of the Dysox Model of Adrenal Dysfunction is that it requires an unfaltering focus of all relevant issues of oxygen homeostasis regardless of the patient's adrenal status on the Cushinoid-Addisonian spectrum--in the early Cushinoid overactivity phase, in the eventual Addisonian failure, or in the intervening states of overactivity or depletion.
Second, Franklin adapts the Addisonian model of urbane wit to the vernacular voice of an uneducated, middle-class widow.
Signs and symptoms of addisonian crisis are weakness, dizziness, orthostatic hypotension, abdominal pain and cramping, and sodium and water retention.
Belonging to the same tradition as the celestial voyage poems discussed earlier, Barbauld incorporates the Addisonian sublime.
One may even go so far as to apply Johnson's criticism of Virgil to himself and claim that Johnson's judgment is "overborn by his avarice" of the Addisonian "treasures.
Addisonian crisis precipitated by thyroxine therapy: a complication of type 2 autoimmune polyglandular syndrome.
Robbie Powell's tragic case leaves us in no doubt that we need to raise awareness of Addison's, that we need our doctors to know how to recognise, treat and manage the condition and that we must work to ensure that no other Addisonian child ever dies in the same needless way as Robbie Powell.
The effect of approaching the birth of political economy through the alternative paradigms of civic humanism, Addisonian morality and natural jurisprudence is that it appears to have far more to do with morality than with science.