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Synonyms for insufficiency

Synonyms for insufficiency

Synonyms for insufficiency

a lack of competence


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(pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally

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This builds on the grant of orphan drug designation for Alkindi in Australia received earlier in 2019, which highlights the importance of this product as the first specifically developed and licensed replacement therapy of paediatric adrenal insufficiency designed to address the unmet need in these young patients.
As his twin-A brother was diagnosed to have primary adrenal insufficiency, AHC was suspected and blood samples for gene study were sent for both of them which proved DAX-1 mutation.
How do doctors treat adrenal insufficiency?
It is necessary to exclude adrenal insufficiency and perform ACTH, cortisol, aldosterone, plasma renin activity and serum ionogram testing, which were within the normal range for age in our patient.
Positive adrenal autoantibodies establish autoimmune adrenal insufficiency or Addison's disease.
To address the deficiencies of immediate release hydrocortisone preparations in the treatment of adrenal insufficiency, several oral modified release preparations which are intended to mimic the physiological cortisol rhythm have been developed.
Patients were screened for symptoms of adrenal insufficiency at clinic follow-up visits and none were noted.
Younes, "Recovery of steroid induced adrenal insufficiency," Translational Pediatrics, vol.
Adrenal insufficiency occurs when there is inadequate secretion of cortisol from the adrenal glands due to either failure of the adrenal glands or other causes such as critical illness or pituitary adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) deficiency.
Adrenal insufficiency (AI) is a broadly encompassing term for inadequate physiologic corticosteroid production.
Since the first reported case of AAA syndrome in 1978, over 100 cases presenting with the clinical features of esophageal achalasia, alacrimia, and adrenal insufficiency have been described.19
Adrenal insufficiency occurs when the adrenal glands are no longer producing sufficient cortisol.
Adrenal insufficiency results from the inadequate adrenocortical feedback i.e.
APS causes hemorrhagic infarction of the adrenal glands and is typically associated with stress factors, including surgery, infection, or hemorrhagic diathesis associated with anticoagulation therapy.[2] The formation of thrombi as a result of insufficient anticoagulation could also result in adrenal insufficiency.[4]