hypoadrenocorticism


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Synonyms for hypoadrenocorticism

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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Topics include: hypoadrenocorticism in dogs and other species, primary functioning adrenal tumors producing signs similar to hyperadrenocorticism including atypical syndromes in cats, diabetes mellitus in dogs and other species, insulinoma, hypothyroidism, hyposomatotropism, acromegaly, estrogen- and androgen-related disorders, and adrenal dysfunction and sex hormones.
Addison's disease, named for the 19th century physician who defined this adrenal gland dysfunction, is also known as hypoadrenocorticism or adrenal insufficiency.
Clinicopathologic findings resembling hypoadrenocorticism in dogs with primary gastrointestinal diseases.
Used in the diagnosis of hyperadrenocorticism and hypoadrenocorticism.