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Synonyms for adrenal

either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near the kidney

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Paediatric adrenal insufficiency is caused by a lack of the hormone cortisol.
Adrenal fatigue affects up to 80 percent of American adults at some point during their lifetime, says Wilson's book, Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome.
The function of the adrenal glands, particularly the outer cortex, is under the control of the pituitary gland and hypothalamus in the brain.
Most American endocrinologists do not believe that adrenal insufficiency is a real condition.
All imaging findings were suggestive of adrenal malignant tumors, primarily adrenocortical carcinoma, secondarily teratomas or mesenchymal tumors.
* Apply the appropriate work-up for adrenal incidentalomas measuring 1-2 cm.
In critical illness, the adrenal glands are submaximally stimulated and frequently do not mount the incremental cortisol response of 250 nmol/L following the synthetic adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) stimulation test.
For a cat to have an overabundance of Cortisol, either the pituitary is sending out too much ACTH or the adrenal glands themselves are overproducing Cortisol.
The term congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) comprises a group of autosomal recessive disorders, each of which involves a deficiency of an enzyme involved in the synthesis of cortisol, aldosterone, or both.
Adrenal angiosarcomas are infrequently encountered neoplasms in daily practice; therefore, they are not well documented in the literature.
Adrenal beze ait icerisinde birden cok hucre iceren ve karisik histolojik gorunum sergileyen meduller neoplaziler oldukca nadir olup kompozit adrenal meduller tumor (KAMT) olarak isimlendirilirler (1).
Adrenal fatigue is the idea that the adrenal glands, which are located on top of each kidney and produce the hormones Cortisol and adrenaline, among others, "exhaust," thus impacting hormone production and causing fatigue.
Unfortunately, corticosteroids can also cause side effects, one of which is adrenal suppression, seen in up to 1/3 of people tested.